J. George Cramer(c. 1832 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He had pre-War militia service, being Captain, Company H of the 54th Regiment, NY National Guard at the start of the War. He was a printer in Rochester. He enrolled at age 30 and mustered as Captain, Company D, 108th New York Infantry on 18 August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Mustered out with his Company 28 May 1865 at Bailey's Crossroads, VA.
After the War:
He went into business making flour sacks and paper bags in Rochester in 1866, and ran his "wholesale paper" company until selling out in 1903.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Washburn1. Service data from the State of New York2, which lists him as George J. Cramer.
1 Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 238 - 252 [AotW citation 8903]
2 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 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 200 [AotW citation 8968]
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