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Federal (USV)


George Meyers

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company C, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 5 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at the US Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA on 26 October 1862, and was buried there.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs1. Death details from the Roster (from the NJ AG)2.


10/26/1862; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Philadelphia, PA


1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 21 - 22  [AotW citation 7842]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories: New Jersey, <>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/13th_nj_inf_regt_rost_c.htm  [AotW citation 7881]