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Kingsbury, George Washington


Age: 22, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, CPL, Co. K, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; comn 2LT, Co. F, 17th VT INF, 4/9/64 (4/17/64), wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/15/64, dis/wds 10/5/64; postwar 43rd US INF, retired 5/26/86

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Birth: 1840, Chester, VT
Death: 06/22/1897

Burial: Village Cemetey, Clifton Springs, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 112571505


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Village Cemetery, Clifton Springs, NY

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


John Gibson Collection

Friendly Fire

Lieutenant George W. Kingsbury of company F, Seventeenth Infantry, was severely wounded while on picket on the night of May 15th, by a soldier of the Sixth New Hampshire, who mistook him for a rebel; and was discharged on account of his wound in October following.

George G. Benedict, Vermont in the Civil War, ii:504)