George A. Jacobs(c. 1839 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted at age 22 in Company C, 61st NY Infantry on 2 September 1861.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted Sergeant on 1 November 1862, and First Sergeant on 30 March 1863. Died of disease 18 September 1863 at Sandford, NY.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Mention of him on the Maryland Campaign in Fuller2.His last name also seen as Jacob.
Death Date: 09/18/1863 Death Place: Sandford, NY
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 25 (for 1900) [AotW citation 7666]
2 Fuller, Charles Augustus, Personal Recollections of the War of 1861... in the Sixty-first Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, Sherburne (NY): News Job Printing House, 1906, pp. 53 - 73 [AotW citation 7672]
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