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Federal (USV)

Private

George H. Kinkle

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Vanderburg County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital but died there of wounds on 4 October 1862. He was originally buried near the hospital but reinterred in the new National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as George H. Kunkel. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

10/04/1862 Smoketown, 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 3755]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 281  [AotW citation 20609]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 276  [AotW citation 20610]