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Federal (USV)

Private

George L. Bartlett

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he mustered into service as Private, Company G, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, his knee broken, in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September, but he died there of wounds on 12 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service information from Bates.2. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

10/12/1862 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 3198]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23032]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #227  [AotW citation 23033]