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Federal (USV)

Corporal

George Adams

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left hand, losing two fingers, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his regiment in May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him as a Private. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Wound details from Nelson2, who has him as Corporal at Antietam.

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for 1899), pp. 112 - 162  [AotW citation 7588]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 111  [AotW citation 16075]