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Federal (USV)


George C. Joslin

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 21, a salesman from Worcester when he was commissioned Captain on 5 August 1861. Promoted to Major on 13 November 1862, Lieutenant Colonel 17 April 1863. Was commissioned (but not mustered as) Colonel 4 July 1863. Captured in action 27 November 1863 at Mine Run, VA and released in 1864.


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 5925]