George L. Flintham(? - 1862)
Home State: Maryland
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company A, enlisting as Sergeant on 12 September 1861. .
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds, probably at Frederick where he was originally buried. Reinterred in Antietam National Cemetery later, but prior to 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, whichg has his name as Flinton. Service details from Maryland Volunteers2.
Death Date: 10/24/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3508]
2 Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Pg. 184 [AotW citation 5301]
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