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Federal (USV)


George Dangler

(c. 1821 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 40, he enlisted on 14 August 1861 in New York City and mustered as a Private in Company B, 51st New York Infantry on 18 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #4 in Frederick, MD on 22 September and sent on to Baltimore on 10 November 1862. He was absent from his unit to at least December 1863 and was discharged for disability from a hospital on 10 September 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and the Muster Roll abstract, online from fold3. He is on a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1821


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. 52  [AotW citation 30313]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #305  [AotW citation 30349]