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Federal (USV)


George Thomas Bigelow

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer in Holden, MA, he mustered as Private in Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 23 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His memorial is on Findagrave.


01/30/1840; Holden, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, 617  [AotW citation 20727]