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Confederate (CSV)


Winfield S. George


(c. 1831 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old steamboatsman, he enlisted in Mobile as Private, Company B, 3rd Alabama Infantry, and was probably promoted to Sergeant (possibly First Sergeant), dates not given.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 3rd Lieutenant (or Junior 2nd Lieutenant) on 26 May 1863, but was killed at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Alabama Archives,1 which also has him as Wainwright George, with details from additional research by artist and author of an upcoming novel of the Third Alabama, Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog]. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.


c. 1831 in AL


10/19/1864; Cedar Creek, VA


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=69547, 69546  [AotW citation 25974]