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Federal (USV)


George S. Goff

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 24 on 16 July 1862 in Rochester, and mustered in as Sergeant, Company F, 108th New York Infantry on 21 July.

On the Campaign

He carried the colors and was mortally wounded - shot in the forehead - in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 23 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1838


09/23/1862; burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, 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 34 (for the year 1903)  [AotW citation 9082]