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Federal (USV)


George Griswold

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in Albany, NY as a Private in Company B, First US Sharpshooters on 18 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in a skirmish at Boteler's Ford on the Potomac River near Shepherdstown, VA on 19 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company D on 24 August 1864 and was discharged at the end of his term of enlistment on 17 November 1864.

References & notes

His service from Stevens1 and a Muster Roll extract from the NY State Archives, online via fold3.


c. 1840


1   Stevens, Charles Augustus, Berdan's United States Sharpshooters in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865, St. Paul (MN): The Price-McGill Company, 1892, pg. 210  [AotW citation 26152]