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Pvt George Willis Eastright

  • Birth 1833
  • Death 13 Sep 1865
  • Burial Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 13024684

When he enlisted in The Union Army on February 14, 1862 as a private in Company L, Calvary Regiment 12, Pennsylvania. He was injured in the war, and mustered out due to his injuries on July 20, 1865. George died from his injuries on September 13, 1865. George was a brother of my 2nd great grandfather David Eastright.

Altoona Mirror 27 May 1955

The cemetery, dating back to the
early days of the settlement known
as Collinsville, served the community
as a burial plot as late as 1940.
Such names as Hughes, Kitts,
Taylor, Potter, Filer, Robertson
Peck, McNoldy, High, Stacey, Nickola
and many others are on the
headstones. Then, too, there are
wooden markers on which the paint
and lettering have been obliterated
by the elements.

According to the registrar of veterans'
graves, there are 11 Civil war veterans buried there, including William Blakely, George W. Eastright, John Hooper, William High, William Mock, Reuben Peck, Joseph H. Robertson,
George Settlemeyer, David Taylor, John Walton and William Peck.



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  • Maintained by: Warren Eastright
  • Originally Created by: Zella
  • Added: 14 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13024684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt George Willis Eastright (1833–13 Sep 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13024684, citing Collinsville Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Warren Eastright (contributor 46929240) .