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Confederate (CSV)


George Knoll

(1838 - ?)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted on 13 May 1861 in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry at Giles Courthouse. He was wounded and captured at Williamsburg, VA on 5 May 1862 and held at Ft. Delaware until exchanged on 5 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the ankle and captured in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Prisoner at Ft. McHenry, MD and paroled 3 October 1862. With Commissary Department in the Spring of 1864. Wounded on the Howlett Line in the right leg about 21 November 1864. Paroled at Appomattox.

References & notes

Basic information from Riggs1, who says he was nicknamed "the Dutchman," and "clownish and full of fun.".




1   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9733]