George Washington Bell
Mustered into service as a Private on July 29, 1861
Born 09 January 1837
Died 13 October1913
Buried Cornettsville Cemetery, Daviess County Indiana
Private Bell was wounded in the hip at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. This bullet remained in his hip his entire life. George mustered out of the 19th Indiana on July 28th,1864 but joined the Army again on February 26th, 1865. He mustered into Company D of the 186th Ohio Infantry where he served until August 24th of that same year.
He filed for a pension in 1864.
G.W. Bell, one of Daviess County's well known and highly respected citizens passed away at his home in Epsom Monday morning, his death having been caused by general debility. He had been ill about four mounths and his death was not unexpected. Mr. Bell was born in Dayton Ohio, and he was a civil war veteran. He was about seventy years old. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at Epsom where the funeral was held Tuesday morning, interment having been made in the Cornettsville graveyard. Mr. Bell leaves a widow and four stepsons and three stepdaughters. They are Elias Scott, Thomas Scott, and Mrs. Thomas Barley of Epsom; George Scott of Odon; Mrs. John Bennington, of Plainville; Mrs. Abe Fiddler, of Linton; David Scott, of Terre Haute. He also leaves on sister, Mrs. M.L. Potter. of Epsom, and a brother Frank Bell, Washington.
The Washington Democrat
October 16th, 1913