site logo
G. Adams

G. Adams

Federal (USV)

Private

George Adams

(C. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & 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.

Birth

C. 1842; Winchendon, MA

Death

10/07/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in 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]