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Confederate (CSV)


George Washington Rich

(1835 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company F, 50th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862 in Bainbridge, GA.

On the Campaign

He was "left on the road, sick, on march to Maryland."

The rest of the War

He was still listed as missing, "not heard from since" September on the February 1863 Company muster roll, the last record in his file. He died at Funkstown, MD, possibly on the return from Gettysburg, cause not given.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3; both as Washington Rich. Personal details from family genealogists.

His brothers Jordan and Issac were also in Company F, and both also died in 1863.


1835; Early County, GA


07/10/1863; Funkstown, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 3079]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27796]