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Federal (USV)


George A. Chambers

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 31 year old druggist in Philadelphia, he enlisted and mustered into service there as Private, Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 26 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the foot and captured in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates.1. Casualty detail from Nelson.2 Enlistment and personal details from the Card File.3


c. 1831; Philadalphia, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11893]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 159  [AotW citation 17283]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23405]