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Federal (USV)


George Edward Tyler

(1839 - 1890)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old carpenter from Readsboro, he enlisted in Bennington as a Private in Company A, 2nd Vermont Infantry on 14 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at US Army hospitals in Washington, DC and at Brattleboro, VT, where he was discharged for disability on 10 December 1862 - "the wound is healed but his health is destroyed."

References & notes

His service from Peck1 with details from his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/03/1839; Bernardston, MA


07/27/1890; Readsboro, VT; burial in Readsboro Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 36  [AotW citation 28936]