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Federal (USV)


George Robertson

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 1st New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted on 30 June 1861 in New York City and and mustered as Private, Company A, First New York Cavalry on 30 July. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 November and Sergeant in February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded near Sharpsburg on 20 (?) September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a hospital in Chambersburg, PA on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the NY Adjutant General.1


c. 1829


10/12/1862; Chambersburg, PA


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 1893, Vol. 2, pg. 237  [AotW citation 20327]