|Birth: ||1836, Ireland|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 1861|
Civil War Veteran
Co C 7th Iowa Infantry
From Military Records:
Enlisted Jul 15 1861
Wounded in thigh, leg amputated Nov 7 1861, Belmont,Missouri. Died of wounds Dec 12 1861 Mound City Hospital, Mound City,Illinois.
Per the National Archives and Records Administration Private George Addy is buried at: Forest Cemetery
Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa
(per TePee #47484641)
The 7th Iowa and 22nd Illinois comprised Dougherty's Brigade during the ill-advised Battle of Belmont,Missouri Nov 7 1861.
The 7th suffered the most losses of any unit(killed,captured and wounded).
"On November 6, Grant sailed from Cairo, Illinois, to attack the Confederate fortress at Columbus, Kentucky. The next morning, he learned that Confederate troops had crossed the Mississippi River to Belmont, Missouri. He landed his men on the Missouri side and marched to Belmont. Grant's troops overran the Confederate camp and destroyed it. However, the scattered Confederate forces quickly reorganized and were reinforced from Columbus. They then counterattacked, supported by heavy artillery fire from across the river. Grant retreated to his riverboats and took his men to Paducah, Kentucky." Wikipedia
Note: Birth year based on age at enlistment
Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Feb 22, 2011
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