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G. Adams
G. Adams

Federal (USV)

Private

George Adams

(C. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He stated he was a 19 year old porter residing in Fitchburg when he mustered as Private in Company B of the 15th Massachusetts Infantry on 12 July 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died at Frederick and was buried there, later reinterred in the National Cemetery.

After the War:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with details and photo used here from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site. She credits Leon Basile for the picture.

Place of Birth: Winchendon, MA    
Death Date: 10/07/1862    Death Place: Frederick, MD    Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD



Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3146]



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