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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Easty

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Ashland, he mustered as Private, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 26 September but died of wounds on 21 (or 23) October 1862. He was reinterred from burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Maine AG.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as George W. Estay.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

10/21/1862 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 3469]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 273  [AotW citation 17342]

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 #532  [AotW citation 22130]