(1838 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service as Private, Company G, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
George Brewster, good natured and portly, with whom I chatted that morning, seated on his knapsack nibbling away at an ear of roasted corn, died bravely in the front rank of battle.
References & notes
09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 23038]
2 Albert, Alan D., editor, and Comrades of the Regimental Association, History of the Forty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Williamsport (Pa): Grit Pub. Co., 1912, pg. 54 [AotW citation 23039]