Pvt. George H. Washburn
90th New York Infantry
Civil War Period
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George H. Washburn
Residence Amenia NY; 22 years old.
Enlisted on 10/28/1861 at Amenia, NY as a
On 10/28/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. NY 90th Infantry
Promoted to Corpl on 2/6/1862
Transferred to Comany E on 4/17/1863
He Re-enlisted on 2/20/1864
Wounded 10/19/1864 Cedar Creek, VA
He died of wounds on 10/30/1864 at West Philadelphia, PA
in the official records his name appears as George H. Washburn
The above image was donated by Phyllis and Richard Singleton and following
history was contributed by Mary Inoue.
Washburn, George H. Co. H-E, 90 N.Y Inf.
Note. There are many pages to this record. They are called Company Muster Rolls.
They are recorded monthly, listing present or absent, with a spot for remarks.
Sometimes the middle initial is W and others H. Perhaps they way he wrote
the H it was mistaken for a W as some records show.
George Washburn Post. Co H 90 reg’t N.Y. Infantry Age 22 years muster
in Oct. 28, 1861 in Amenia NY for 3 years.
Regimental Descriptive Book. George Washburn Age 22 height 5 feet 7 inches
complexion light, eyes, dark, hair dark Born NY. Occupation-Painter
Remarks: Corpl. Feb 6, 62 Transferred to Co E.
March, 1863 on daily duty as Company Commissary
April, 1863 Transferred from Co. H April 1, 1863 Detailed as Carpenter.
Reduced from Corporal by transfer April 6, 1863 to Company E.
To Key West Florida
Nov. 1863 detailed as nurse in Bayou Boeuf LA
He musters out Feb. 19 1864
Feb. 20, 1864 He reenlists in the State of LA town of Bayou Boeuf
Listed as a Carpenter, same physical description as above, aged 24 born in
Detailed as a nurse in Hospital Tigerville LA
From Feb-June he is listed as detached with hospital of 3 companies in the
field. June he as listed a nurse in hospital of 7th mass. Battery
In July he is back at a Hospital in Morganza, LA
In August he was on Veteran Furlough
October, 1864 he is listed as sick in Hospital from wounds received in the
Battle of Cedar Creek VA Oct. 19, 1864
Casualty Sheet of George H. Washburn
Dated October 30, 1864 with a receipt stating mother Syrena Washburn received
his effects. Cause of death exhaustion of gun shot wounds to the shoulder.
Record of Death and Interment. George Washburn, of Beekman, Dutchess Co. NY
grave No. 279 in Mount Moriah Cemetery Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania County, PA
62 Kingsessing Ave Phili Pa 19142
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