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G.F. Chamberlain

G.F. Chamberlain

Federal (USV)


George F. Chamberlain

(1844 - 1865)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Berlin, he mustered into service as Private in Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the German Reform Church in Sharpsburg. He died from the effects of his wounds in May 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1. Additional details and the photo here - from one at the Middlesex County Historical Society - from John Banks. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1844; Berlin, CT


5/11/1865; in OH; burial in Hale Cemetery, Ridgeway, OH


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 656 - 663  [AotW citation 5562]