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G.F. Chamberlain
G.F. Chamberlain

Federal (USV)


George F. Chamberlain

(1844 - 1865)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Berlin, he mustered into service as Private in Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 9 August 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was treated at the German Reform Church in Sharpsburg. He died from the effects of his wounds in May 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1. Additional details and the photo here - from one at the Middlesex County Historical Society - from John Banks. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Place of Birth: Berlin, CT    
Death Date: 5/11/1865    Death Place: OH    Burial Place: Hale Cemetery, Ridgeway, OH


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 656 - 663  [AotW citation 5562]

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