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Federal (USV)


George C. Merrill

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died, probably of disease, at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 4 November 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as G.C. Merrill. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862, which lists him as Geo. O. Merril. He's not found in the State Roster for any regiment.


11/04/1862; Hagerstown, 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 3918]