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Federal (USV)


Pliny M. George

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 22, a shoemaker from Webster on enlistment as Corporal in April 1861. Promoted Sergeant by Antietam, and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 28 September, to First Lieutenant 22 January 1863. Discharged for disability 15 April 1864, then in Company G.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 191 - 193  [AotW citation 5919]