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Federal (USV)


George H. McClung

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Ohio Light Artillery, First Battery

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enrolled 31 July 1861 as 2nd Lieutenant, First Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.

On the Campaign

In his Report of the action on South Mountain on 14 Setpember, Captain McMullins noted:

Lieutenants McClung, Fair, and Channel (the latter on detached duty from the Twelfth Ohio Volunteers Infantry), and the men of my battery, all did their duty. Not a single exception came under my observation or to my hearing.

The rest of the War

He resigned on 3 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Ohio Adjutant General.1


c. 1837


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. X, pg. 445  [AotW citation 17531]