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Federal (USA)


George Shafer

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 5th United States Artillery, Battery C

Before Antietam

An 18 year old, he enlisted in Cleveland, OH on 26 October 1861 as a Private in Battery C, 5th United States Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Registers.1


c. 1843 in GERMANY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 57, p. 113  [AotW citation 30474]