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Federal (USV)


George W. Childs

(? - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, a shoemaker from North Bridgewater on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Killed in action 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


12/13/1862; Fredericksburg, VA


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. 35 - 41  [AotW citation 6793]