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Federal (USV)


George C. Hale

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 years, he enlisted 7 July 1861 at Elmira and mustered in as Private, Company D, 33rd New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was transferred to Company G on 18 October 1862, but died of typhoid fever at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 6 November 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1838


11/06/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   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 1900, Ser. No. 22, pg. 59  [AotW citation 17656]