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Federal (USV)


George Wilson

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 25, a fisherman from Gloucester on enlistment in June 1861. Promoted Corporal before Antietam. Promoted Sergeant 28 April 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Wounded in action at the Wilderness 5 May 1864. Mustered out with his unit 8 July 1864.


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. 65 - 67  [AotW citation 6886]