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George Hull Ward
Birth: Apr. 26, 1826
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1863
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Commissioned as Lieutenant Colonel of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry on July 24, 1861, he rose to Colonel and commander of the unit when Colonel Charles Devens was promoted to Brigadier General in April 1862. He was mortally wounded on the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg when his brigade was trying to stem the Confederate attack. He died the next day in a Union Field Hospital. On March 13, 1865 he was posthumously brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunters for "galant and meritorious services in the battle of Ball's Bluff, Va., Oct. 21, 1861, and in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., where killed". In 1886, surviving members of his regiment erected a small monument to him on the spot where he was wounded. It now stands in the fields just North of the Codori House in the Gettysburg National Military Park. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Artemas Ward (1797 - 1857)
  Sarah H. Fife Ward (1795 - 1842)
  Emily E. Mayo Ward (1830 - 1917)
  Carrie Mayo Ward (1854 - 1856)*
  Robert Lincoln Ward (1861 - 1927)*
  Sarah Ann Ward (1817 - 1835)*
  Mary Groves Ward (1820 - 1823)*
  Artemas Ward (1821 - 1865)*
  Mary Ward Lovell (1824 - 1849)*
  George Hull Ward (1826 - 1863)
  Charles Augustus Ward (1828 - 1830)*
  Elizabeth Ward Bartlett (1830 - 1885)*
  Caroline G. Ward (1832 - 1863)*
  Charles Augustus Ward (1834 - 1910)*
  Henry Clay Ward (1843 - 1925)**
  Samuel W. Ward (1845 - 1904)**
  Sarah M. Ward (1846 - 1863)**
  Frederick William Ward (1848 - 1929)**
  Mary Lovell Ward White (1849 - 1933)**
*Calculated relationship
Worcester Rural Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 29, Lot 777
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 08, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8054
George Hull Ward
Added by: Russ Dodge
George Hull Ward
Added by: Jim Sanders
George Hull Ward
Added by: Russ Dodge
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Rest in peace, General. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant stand in defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it. The Union forever!
- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016
General thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. I have been to your monument on the field at Gettysburg a few times. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 26, 2016

- David Wend
 Added: Apr. 26, 2016
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