George S. Goff(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 24 on 16 July 1862 in Rochester, and mustered in as Sergeant, Company F, 108th New York Infantry on 21 July.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He carried the colors and was mortally wounded - shot in the forehead - in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 23 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
Death Date: 09/23/1862 Burial Place: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, 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 34 (for the year 1903) [AotW citation 9082]
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