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 George Davenport Wilson

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 #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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11581
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Davenport Wilson (1830–18 Jun 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11581, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .