George Bright, of Co. E, drafted man enrolled Sep. 22, 1864 in Evansville by Corp. Blyth Hynes as a Private; mustered in Oct. 18, 1864 in Evansville by Corp. Blyth Hynes at age 37. He was 5 7.50 tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, and black hair. Born Apr. 30, 1828, in Marion, KY, employed as a farmer, married, resident of Barr, in Daviess Co., IN. Mustered out with other drafted men Jun. 15, 1865 in Chattanooga, TN with rank of Private. Notes: Married Elizabeth Hinkle 1879 in Daviess Co., IN. He filed Invalid Pension Application to receive Pension Certificate #917787 on Jun. 14, 1890. Member Daviess Co. G.A.R. Died Oct. 19, 1897 in Daviess Co., IN; buried Cornettsville Cemetery, Cornettsville, IN. Elizabeth filed Widowfs Pension Application to receive Widowfs Pension Certificate #465403 on Nov. 8, 1897. Taken from The Iron Men of Indianafs 44th Regiment, Part 1: Biographies and Regimental Statistics by Margaret Hobson.
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