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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George Walter Keating

(1844 - 1917)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company F, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 6 May 1861 in Montgomery. He was wounded at Mechnicsville, VA on 26 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and was captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, near Richmond, VA in 1864 and captured at Petersburg, VA in 1865.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/1844 in AL

Death

02/22/1917; in AL; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=108238, etc.  [AotW citation 25593]