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Federal (USV)


George Bray

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 8 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 1 December 1862 at a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was probably originally buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, later reinterred at the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the State Roster.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839


12/01/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


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. 140  [AotW citation 16611]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 25  [AotW citation 17971]