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Federal (USV)


George Walter Chase

(1841 - 1908)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Niles, MI, he enlisted 8 August 1862 in Niles and mustered as Private, Company B, 17th Michigan Infantry on 26 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged in Detroit on 9 February 1863 for disability from wounds.

After the War

He lived in Galien, MI.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Record of Service.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




03/06/1908; burial in Galien Township Cemetery, Galien, MI


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. 160  [AotW citation 17324]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 19  [AotW citation 20231]