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Federal (USV)


George Myron Hawley

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Napoleon, MI, he enlisted on 9 August 1862, in Ypsilanti, and mustered as Corporal, Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry on 19 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and died the next day.

The rest of the War

He was buried with four other soldiers of his town in Napoleon Township on 28 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from Record of Service.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1838


09/15/1862; in MD; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Napoleon, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 46  [AotW citation 20184]