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Confederate (CSA)


George West

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Staff

Unit: D. H. Hill's Division

Before Sharpsburg

He was appointed Lieutenant and aide-de-camp to D.H. Hill 30 September 1861. He was promoted to Captain and assigned as Ordnance Officer on 3 June 1862.

On the Campaign

From General D.H. Hill's Report:

Captain West and Lieut. T. J. Moore, ordnance officers, discharged faithfully their duty and rendered important service on the field at South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission on 30 September 1862, but apparently remained with General Hill as a volunteer ADC for the rest of the War. He was paroled 6 May 1865 at Greensboro, NC.

References & notes

Service from Krick1.


1   Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 298  [AotW citation 17595]