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Federal (USV)


George McIvery

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Monroe County, IN, he mustered as Corporal, Company K, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 27 September but died there of wounds on 27 November 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the new National Cemetery, grave #3427, in about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Pvt. G. McIlevery, and his death on 2 December. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/27/1862; 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 3881]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 288  [AotW citation 20611]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.740  [AotW citation 20612]