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Federal (USV)


George W. Herenden

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer from Shelby County, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action near Atlanta, GA on 22 July 1864 and died at Marietta on 17 September 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database, which have him as George W. Herrondon. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as G.W. Herendon. The 1860 Census listed him as George W. Herenden, the spelling we use here.


c. 1843 in IN


09/17/1864; Marietta, GA; burial in Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, GA


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 574  [AotW citation 18409]