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A. George

A. George

Federal (USV)

Private

Albert George

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Cadiz, OH, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company B, 30th Ohio Infantry on 22 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh, then shot through the chest and killed while being carried from the field at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His body was located on the field on 19 September. His brother Thomas arrived to claim it and sent it home, where it arrived on 1 October.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1. Details from Susan G. Hall's Appalachian Ohio and the Civil War, 1862-1863 (2000). His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a beautiful hand-colored tintype online from the Ohio History Connection (formerly the Ohio Historical Society)

More on the Web

A pre-war CDV and a collection of his wartime letters (VFM 2040) are also in the collection of the Ohio History Connection in Columbus.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Cadiz Union Cemetery, Cadiz, OH

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 401  [AotW citation 22184]