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Federal (USV)


George W. Ackney

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private in Company E, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Sharpsburg, MD. He mustered out with his Company on 26 May 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from Bates2, who has him as George W. Aukeny. Bates also has a George W. Ankeny, and George Ankney. If these are the same man, then he also served in the 33rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry Militia (Emergency of 1863) from June to August 1863, and/or Company G, 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry from 10 September 1864, but was not accounted for at muster-out in 1865.


1   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. 110  [AotW citation 16085]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, various  [AotW citation 16567]