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Federal (USV)


George W. Corbit

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Coventry, he enlisted as Private in Company D, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 8 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 17 October 1862, in Washington DC (probably at Emory General Hospital).

References & notes

Thanks to John Banks for the pointer to Corbit and for posting his research about him on his blog. Details from Psge1.


10/17/1862 Washington, DC; burial in Center Cemetery, Coventry, CT


1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pg. 422  [AotW citation 8031]