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Federal (USV)

Private

George E. Bragg

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, from Dixmont, he mustered as Private, Company C, 7th Maine Infantry on 22 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick MD on 29 September but died there of wounds on 1 October 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Hyde1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839; Old Town, ME

Death

10/01/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6628]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 172  [AotW citation 20813]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #4.875  [AotW citation 20814]