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Federal (USV)


George W. Phelps

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 1st Maine Cavalry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old sailor in Portland, he mustered as Private in Company F, 1st Maine Cavalry on 19 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near South Mountain in Maryland on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 27 September 1862 in Middletown, MD.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General1 and Tobie.2


c. 1837; Trescott, ME


09/27/1862; Middletown, MD


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 478  [AotW citation 20784]

2   Tobie, Edward Parsons, History of the First Maine Cavalry, 1861-1865, Boston: Press of Emery & Hughes, 1887, pg. 552  [AotW citation 25440]