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 George W Townsend

George W Townsend

North Carolina, USA
Death 3 Jun 1862 (aged 29–30)
Governors Island, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 4453
Memorial ID 2599673 · View Source
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1850 Watauga, Watauga, NC household 99
Peter Townsend 40
Sarah 40 (nee Mitchell)
Mary 22
Jacob 20
George 18
Elizabeth 16
Nancy 14
Larkin 12
Louisa 10
John 8
Evaline 4
William 9 mos

1860 Watauga Co NC Boone household 110
George W Townsend 29? or 26
Rufina 30
William F 2
Andrew J 6

Name: George Townsend , Residence: Watauga County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 5 Apr 1862 Enlistment Place: Lenoir County, North Carolina Side Served: Confederacy State Served: North Carolina Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 5 April 1862 at the age of 23.
Enlisted in Company E, 37th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Confederacy on 5 Apr 1862.
Died of disease as a POW Company E, 37th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 3 Jun 1862 at Fort Columbus, NY.
Sources: 16

reenlisted for two more years 5 April 1862

George Townsend Pvt, Co E, 37 Regiment North Carolina Troops
appears on a roll of honor of the organization named above.
County Watauga
date of entrance into service April 12, 1862
age 23 Volunteer
died June 5, 1862 of disease at Governor's Island, New York

Roll of Prisoners of War at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, June 4, 1862
captured Hanover CH, May 27, 1862

name appears on a register of Claims of Deceased Officers and Soldiers from North Carolina which were filed for settlement in the Office of the Confederate States Auditor for the War Department
by whom filed R Townsend, wid
filed Mch 28, 1863
where died New York Cty, NY

Medical Card no 2449157
G Townsend
Prisoner of War Co E 37 Reg't NC Vol,
complaint Febris Typhoides
admitted June 1, 1862 to U.S.A. Post Hospital, Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, died June 3, 1862

1870 District 8, Washington, TN, Johnson City po household 167 indexed as Rufus
Rufina Townsend 35 NC
William 12 Nc
Sarah E 8 NC
Martha 3 NC




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  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2599673
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George W Townsend (1832–3 Jun 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2599673, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by civilwarbuff (contributor 47049540) .