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G.H.D. Crosby
G.H.D. Crosby

Federal (USV)


George H. D. Crosby

(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 23 October 1862 at his parents home in Middle Haddam, CT.

References, Sources, and other 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.

Death Date: 10/23/1862    Death Place: Middle Haddam, CT    Burial Place: Union Hill Cemetery, East Hampton, CT


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]

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