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Federal (USV)


George A. Tanner

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. He's mentioned as being "stunned, very deaf, in hospital" at Antietam in a 1 October 1862 letter from Francis Carpenter of Webster, published in The Webster Times, 4 Oct 1862 (Volume IV #29) - transcribed on Susan's Harnwell's 15th Massachusetts site. Age 22, a mechanic from Webster on enlistment in July 1862. Discharged on disability 8 October 1862 at Philadelphia, PA.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 131 -  [AotW citation 5980]