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Federal (USV)


George Washington Clendennen

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 137th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old laborer from Butler County, he enlisted as Corporal, Company D, 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in a hospital in Frederick, MD on 24 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Washington Clendenan. His service from Bates,2 as G.W. Clendennen. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as G.W. Clendenan.

He married Deborah Jones (1833-1890).


1831; Butler County, PA


10/24/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3340]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25061]