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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George M. Hanger

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 25 year old laborer from from Rockbridge County, he may have had service in the Rockbridge Militia. He mustered as Private in Company G, 27th Virginia Infantry on 19 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg near "Mrs. Lucker's" [Locker] barn. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as G.M. Hanger, Company C. Service and other details from Lowell Reidenbaugh's 27th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1993) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1835; Rockbridge, VA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4716]