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Federal (USV)


George Gesler

(c. 1839 - 1864)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old cooper in Madison, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 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 mustered out with his regiment at Louisville, KY on 1 September 1864, but died on the way home in Marietta, GA on the 12th of that month.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1839


09/12/1864; 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. 593  [AotW citation 18539]