George Washington Bell

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 09 January 1837

Died 13 October 1913

Buried Cornettsville Cemetery, Daviess County Indiana


Private Bell was wounded in the hip at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. The 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. This time he mustered into Company D of the 186th Ohio Infantry where he served until his muster out on August 24th of that same year.


He filed for a pension in August of 1864.