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Federal (USV)


George W. Beers

(c. 1830 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31 years, he enlisted on 5 June 1861, at Crown Point, to serve two years and mustered in as Private, Company H, 34th New York Infantry on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left forefinger and right forearm and hand in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, and discharged for disability in February 1863 at Philadelphia, PA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for working through the Report for AotW. Casualty details from Nelson2, who has him as G.W. Boers. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1830


01/01/1864; burial in Big Hollow Cemetery, Moriah, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 22 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8256]