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G.H.D. Crosby

G.H.D. Crosby

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

George H. D. Crosby

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

A student at Wesleyan University and militia soldier in Middletown, CT at the start of the War. He mustered as 2nd Lieutenant, Company K, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 20 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 23 October 1862 at his parents home in Middle Haddam, CT.

References & notes

Basic information from Page1. Further details from John Banks' research posted on his blog. The picture here from a photo posted by John from the Middlesex County Historical Society.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

10/23/1862 Middle Haddam, CT; burial in Union Hill Cemetery, East Hampton, CT

Notes

1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 493 - 496  [AotW citation 9309]