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Federal (USV)


George B. Carlton

(1841 - 1907)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old clerk from South Boston, he enlisted in Company B, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 6 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He suffered a flesh wound in the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, and a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was discharged for wounds on 14 January 1863 at Frederick.

References & notes

His service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 Casualty details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




08/21/1907; burial in Merrimack Cemetery, West Newbury, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 422  [AotW citation 16573]

2   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. 155  [AotW citation 17096]