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Federal (USV)

Private

George Johnson

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company E, 51st New York Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, probably at a field hospital, near Sharpsburg on 23 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1

Birth

c. 1835

Death

09/23/1862; Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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 1900, Ser. No. 25, pg. 110  [AotW citation 22467]