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Birth: Oct. 9, 1837
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1927
Fresno County
California, USA

CO. A
33 IND. INF.
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George Best, 89 Yrs., 7 Mos., 12 days.

Son of William and Lydia LONGSHORE Best.
Father of Murial Best Brose.

George was a retired rancher.

Services in the chapel of Thomas-Robinson Funeral Home. Burial on 4/23/1927 at I00F Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrage.

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Organized and mustered in September 16, 1861, at Indianapolis.

SERVICE:
Battle of Thompson's Station. Most of Regiment was captured by Van Dorn's forces, nearly 18,000 strong. Exchanged May 5, 1863.
Battle of Resaca.
Assault on Kenesaw.
Siege and occupation of Atlanta.
Siege of Savannah.
Battle of Bentonville.
Occupation of Goldsboro.
Surrender of Johnston and his army.

Mustered out July 21, 1865.

Regiment loss:
4 Officers and 112 Enlisted men killed or mortally wounded.
2 Officers and 180 Enlisted men by disease.
Total 298.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Best (1814 - 1893)
  Lydia Longshore Best (1815 - 1844)
 
 Children:
  Muriel Minnie Best Brose (1867 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  George A. Best (1837 - 1927)
  Thomas Erwin Best (1840 - 1923)*
  Josephine Best Putnam (1843 - 1874)*
  Twin A Best (1864 - 1864)**
  Twin B Best (1864 - 1864)**
  Myrtle Jane Best (1866 - 1931)**
  Albert M Best (1868 - 1946)**
  Franklin Ord Best (1872 - 1956)**
  Cora B. Rader (1874 - 1976)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
West Selma Cemetery
Selma
Fresno County
California, USA
Plot: Section C, Row 24.
 
Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66830891
Sgt George A. Best
Added by: Row Walker
 
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