George H. FrenchHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 21, a clerk in Nashua, New Hampshire on enlistment in June 1861. Promoted Sergeant-Major 1 November 1862. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on to date from 11 September 1862, then First Lieutenant 21 December 1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Resigned 28 October 1863 for appointment in the Veteran Reserve Corps.
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. 13 - 15 [AotW citation 6706]
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