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Federal (USV)


George L. Flintham

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A, enlisting as Sergeant on 12 September 1861. .

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds, probably at Frederick where he was originally buried. Reinterred in Antietam National Cemetery later, but prior to 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, whichg has his name as Flinton. Service details from Maryland Volunteers2.


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 3508]

2   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Pg. 184  [AotW citation 5301]