George Curtis(1839 - 1864)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 22 year old shoemaker living in West Chelmsford when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He reenlisted as Sergeant on 16 February 1864, but died 28 May 1864 at Emory Hospital, Washington, DC of wounds received at Spottsylvania, Virginia on 18 May.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 06/29/1839 Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, ENGLAND |
Death Date: 05/28/1864 Death Place: Washington, DC Burial Place: West Chelmsford Cemetery, West Chelmsford, MA
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, pp. 207 - 213 [AotW citation 2707]
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