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G.P. Bangs, Jr.

G.P. Bangs, Jr.

Federal (USV)


George Pemberton Bangs, Jr.

(1835 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Education: Amherst College, Harvard Scientific School, Class of 1852

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Sailed to California and East Indies 1855-56; Europe in 1857. Enrolled as First Lieutenant, Company K on 25 May 1861, age 26. Commissioned Captain, Company D on 13 June 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned due to continuing illness and was discharged on 29 March 1863.

After the War

He was a wholesale coal merchant in Boston, partner in Bangs & Horton (with former 2nd Massachusetts brother officer Charles P. Horton), at 18 Kilby Street.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. His photograph from the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection2.


07/29/1835; Boston, MA


Date not known


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 490 - 506  [AotW citation 14488]

2   US Army, Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <>, Source page: Vol. 93, pg. 4755  [AotW citation 14501]