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 George Davenport Wilson

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George Davenport Wilson

Birth
Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Death 18 Jun 1862 (aged 31–32)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section H, Site 11178
Memorial ID 11581 View Source
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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


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CO B
2 REGT
OHIO INF

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 8 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11581
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11581/george-davenport-wilson : accessed ), memorial page for George Davenport Wilson (1830–18 Jun 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11581, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .