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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Cain

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, an operative in Lowell, he enlisted 20 August 1861 in Company B, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted 20 December 1863 as Corporal, but was killed in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1843

Death

05/06/1864 the Wilderness, VA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 422  [AotW citation 17736]