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G.F. Newton

G.F. Newton

Confederate (CSV)


George Fennel Newton

(1841 - 1922)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C as Private - September 7, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg

The rest of the War

Wounded in left elbow, necessitating amputation near shoulder at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. His photo here from one posted online by Joe Newton. George Fennel married Julia Ann Elvina Norman in Norman Park, Colquitt County, GA in 1865.


09/21/1841; Lowndes County, GA


02/06/1922; Norman Park, GA; burial in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Joel, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13319]