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Federal (USV)


George Kuhnel

(c. 1823 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

A miner from Portage Lake, he enlisted in Company F, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 7, 1861, at Portage Lake, for 3 years, age 38.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Died at Frederick, Md., Oct. 10. 1862, from wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the Michigan Adjutant General2.


c. 1823 in GERMANY


10/10/1862; 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 3754]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 61  [AotW citation 12071]