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Federal (USV)

Private

George M. Walto

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company B, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 August 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Banes1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Banes, Charles H., History of the Philadelphia Brigade. Sixty-ninth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, and One hundred and sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers , Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1876, pp. 309 - 311  [AotW citation 8682]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 23339]