Home State: Maryland
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry
He was in Company E, 5th Maryland Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Stone House Hospital, near Sharpsburg, MD, and discharged for wounds on 26 March 1863.
References & notes
Casualty information from Nelson1, who also has him as Geo. W. Brinson. Details from Wilmer.
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. 142 [AotW citation 16634]