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Federal (USV)


George M. Williams

(1845 - 1933)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Lawrence County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 29 March 1862 - he was originally recruited for the 16th Indiana Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 15 October 1862 to transfer to the Regular US Army. He enlisted 23 October 1862 at Sandy Hook, MD in Battery M, 4th United States Artillery and mustered out at Bridgeport, AL on 27 March 1865.

References & notes

His Volunteer service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database, which have him as George W. Williams. His Regular Army service from the Registers.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1845; Connorsville, IN


01/06/1933; Connersville, IN; burial in Union Cemetery, Lyonsville, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 590  [AotW citation 18525]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 142, pg. 905  [AotW citation 18526]