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Corp James W Geisler

Corp James W Geisler

Birth
Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Death 29 Jun 1865 (aged 18–19)
Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot , 3071
Memorial ID 2589470 · View Source
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He enlisted April 2, 1862 at age 16 in Company F of the Tennessee 59th Mounted Infantry led by his cousin, Capt. Henry D. Giesler. He was discharged April 3, 1863 for being underage and re-enlisted July 1, 1863 in Company K 26th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (3rd East Tennessee Volunteers). He was appointed Corporal Sept 4 1863. He was wounded & captured at age 19 on March 19, 1865 during the battle at Bentonville, NC.

He was treated at the Foster USA General Hospital at New Bern, NC then transported to DeCamp General Hospital on David's Island in the New York Harbor where he died from his wounds June 28, 1865.


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  • Maintained by: E B Holmberg
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2589470
  • E B Holmberg
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp James W Geisler (1846–29 Jun 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2589470, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by E B Holmberg (contributor 47264819) .