2 Replies Latest reply on Jun 11, 2021 11:48 AM by Josette Schluter

    Seeking records of Pvt William George

    Melinda Young Newbie

      Died 3 July 1876 on board Far West steamboat..buried in Prairie Co. Montana.  Wounded 26 or 27 Jun 1876.  Company H 7th Cavalry.

      • He was from Kentucky.
      • Enlisted 1 May 1875 New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA

      • He may have previously enlisted in 1866.
        • Re: Seeking records of Pvt William George
          Elliot Schneider Ranger



          Here is some information he was with the Regular Army at the time of his death 7th Cavalry. Please see register below, hard to read but he is third person down on the list and labels cause was in line of duty.


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          • Re: Seeking records of Pvt William George
            Josette Schluter Adventurer

            Thank you for posting your request on History Hub.


            The image sent to you by E. Schneider is from the National Archives Catalog and located in the series Registers of Deaths in the Regular Army, 1860 - 1889 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1762 - 1917 (Record Group 94) that includes a file for William George. He is listed in Vol. 7.

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