(1839 - 1862)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 32nd New York Infantry
He was living in Raritan, Monmouth County, NJ at the 1850 US Census. Age 21, he enlisted at New Dorp, and mustered as Private in Company F, 32nd New York Infantry on 31 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 11 November 1862.
The rest of the War
He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, and later reinterred.
References & notes
Basic information from the State of New York,1 which has him as Garrett A. Walling. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave. The spelling of his first name from the Census and his gravestone, as is his birth date, calculated. His name also seen as Garrett A. Kalling.
07/31/1839 in NJ
11/11/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Dorsett Town Historic Cemetery, Morrell Corners, NJ