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Federal (USV)


George D. Maybee

(1840 - 1890)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 20 year old laborer living with his parents and siblings in Moravia, NY. He enlisted there on 16 September 1861 and mustered as a Private in Company F, 51st New York Infantry on 18 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot, probably in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #1 in Frederick, MD on 17 September and sent on to Washington, DC on 22 September 1862. He was transferred to the 71st Company, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on 29 September 1863.

After the War

In 1865 he was back with his parents, then farming at Cameron in Steuben County, NY. By 1870 and to his death at age 50 in 1890 he was a farmer at Scio in Allegany County.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and the Muster Roll abstract, online from fold3, which do not mention his wound. His wounding from a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862 with further wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census of 1860, and the NY State Census of 1865. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Anna A Hall (1851-1919) and they had 5 children.


05/23/1840; Onondaga County, NY


05/28/1890; Scio, NY; burial in Fairlawn Cemetery, Scio, Allegany County, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 25, p. 139  [AotW citation 30301]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #3.845  [AotW citation 30302]