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Federal (USV)


J. George Cramer

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He had pre-War militia service, being Captain, Company H of the 54th Regiment, NY National Guard at the start of the War. He was a printer in Rochester. He enrolled at age 30 and mustered as Captain, Company D, 108th New York Infantry on 18 August 1862.

The rest of the War

Mustered out with his Company 28 May 1865 at Bailey's Crossroads, VA.

After the War

He went into business making flour sacks and paper bags in Rochester in 1866, and ran his "wholesale paper" company until selling out in 1903.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1. Service data from the State of New York2, which lists him as George J. Cramer.


c. 1832


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 238 - 252  [AotW citation 8903]

2   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 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 200  [AotW citation 8968]