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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

George McDonald

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36 at enlistment, he mustered in as Corporal, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Promoted to Sergeant (no date).

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862. Listed as a Color Bearer at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2309]