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Confederate (CSV)


George W. Massey

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company

Before Sharpsburg

He was a clerk in New Orleans, age 21 and single when he enlisted April 22, 1861, in New Orleans in the (7th?) Battalion of Louisiana Foot Rifles (Chasseurs-a-Pied). He probably served as a sharpshooter with the Washington Artillery. He transferred to the 3rd Company, Battalion of Washington Artillery on 2 April 1862, and reenlisted for the War on 22 April.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Shepherdstown on 28 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1840


09/28/1862; Shepherdstown, VA


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 907  [AotW citation 14966]