The engraving on George's memorial marker could be read as "C E Ormsby" instead of "G E Ormsby".
On December 3, 1861, George enlisted for service in the Union Army. He mustered in as a Private in company H of the 8th Vermont Infantry on February 18, 1862. George re-enlisted on January 5, 1865, and was killed in action at the Battle of Cedar Creek, November 19, 1864.
George's family placed a monument for him in George's home town of Townshend, Vermont at Oakwood Cemetery.