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George Davenport Wilson
Birth: 1830
Death: Jun. 18, 1862

Civil War Union Army Figure. He served as a Private in Company B, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army and was member of the Andrews Raiders. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Hanged by Confederate Army
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section H #11178
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11581
George Davenport Wilson
Added by: Fred W. Harriman
 
George Davenport Wilson
Added by: Fred W. Harriman
 
George Davenport Wilson
Added by: Evening Blues
 
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No award, Hanged as a spy
- Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016
Thank you for your sacrifice Mr. Wilson, from a grateful, if forgetful Nation. We hope that your Medal of Honor, which should have been awarded in your memory in 1863, has been given by now. Many of us still seek to preserve the Republic you died to save...(Read more)
- Maglor
 Added: Jun. 3, 2016

- Remembering Everyone
 Added: Aug. 10, 2014
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