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Federal (USV)


George H. French

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 21, a clerk in Nashua, New Hampshire on enlistment in June 1861. Promoted Sergeant-Major 1 November 1862. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on to date from 11 September 1862, then First Lieutenant 21 December 1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Resigned 28 October 1863 for appointment in the Veteran Reserve Corps.


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. 13 - 15  [AotW citation 6706]