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  • Home: Isabella, Isabella County, Michigan
  • Enlisted: 18 May 1863 at Isabella, Isabella County, Michigan
  • Age At Enlistment: 22
  • Term: 3 years
  • Mustered In: 26 May 1863 Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Rank In:
  • Mustered Out: Died 26 May 1864 of wounds received in action at Spotsylvania Virginia on 12 May 1864. Buried at National Cemetery in Arlington Virginia

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in The Civil War 1861-1865 Michigan Adjutant General Dept. Call No. E514.3 M62 V. 44 First Michigan Sharpshooters


Alternate spellings of Last Name:

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Medical Record

GEORGE, D., Private, Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, aged 26 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a wound of the head, with contusion of the bone, in the right parietal region, by a conoidal musket ball. He was admitted into the field hospital of the 3d division, Ninth Corps, and transferred thence to Washington, and admitted, on May 25th, into the Emery Hospital. He died comatose on the following day. The case is reported by Surgeon N. R. Mosely, U. S. V.

Medical/Surgical History--Part I, Volume II
Chapter I.-Wounds And Injuries Of The Head.
Section III-Gunshot Contusions Of The Cranial Bones.


Roll Of Honor Michigan

  • Michigan Sharpshooters Company K
  • GEORGE David
  • Age: 22
  • Enlisted: 18 May 1863 at Isabella
  • Residence: Isabella, Isabella County, Michigan
  • Died: 26 May 1864
  • How: Of wounds received in action at Spottsylvania Virginia on 12 May 1864

Source: Civil War Roll Of Honor: RG81-41 Roll 2 page 410


Pension Card

  • GEORGE David
  • Late Rank: -
  • Co. K 1 Reg. Mich S.S.
  • Date Of Filing: 1864 October 6
  • Mother: Application No. 67714 Certificate No. 59838

Source: NARA Film T289 Roll 244 Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861-1900


Non Military Vital Record Data

  • Birth Date: about 1841
  • Birth Place:
  • Death Date: 26 May 1864
  • Death Place: Emery Hospital, Washington D.C.
  • Burial Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Virginia
  • Parents:
  • Marriage:
  • Marriage Place:
  • Wife:
    • Children:

Can find no information in censuses etc. in Isabella Co. Could not find second Pension Index Card that would show his mother's name.

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