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Federal (USV)

Private

George Washington Haulenbeek

(1843 - 1930)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 5 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was color bearer after Color Sergeant Kilroy wounded on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Appointed Color Sergeant about 20 September. Soon after detailed as clerk to the Brigade headquarters. He was discharged at Washington, DC on 28 April 1865.

After the War

He was a clerk in the Adjutant General's Office in Washington DC by 1881. He was living in Baltimore, MD, and a notary public by 1922, and wrote for the Baltimore and Ohio (Railroad) Magazine to at least November 1929, then age 86, writing about the legal department.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs1, who has him as George W. Haulenbeck. Service from Stryker2. His 1881 employment from Boyd's City Directory of that year. Baltimore information from the Maryland Manual (1922), from the Maryland State Archives. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

10/09/1843; Newark, NJ

Death

1930; burial in Buckingham Friends Cemetery, Lashaska, PA

Notes

1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 22  [AotW citation 7872]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 646  [AotW citation 17175]