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Federal (USV)


George B. Willis

(1837 - 1927)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wickford, he enlisted on 13 September 1861 in Company H, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 14 August 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action at Petersburg, VA on 30 July 1864, and absent recovering in July and August. He mustered out on 15 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. His presence at Antietam from a muster roll, research courtesy of Bob Freitag. His life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.




12/1927; burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingstown, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 256 - 322  [AotW citation 14028]