George Washington Greene

Mustered into service as a 1st. Lieutenant on July 29th, 1861

Born 06 October 1829

Died  30 January 1887

Buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Delaware County Indiana


1st. Lieutenant Greene was promoted to Captain of the Company in the early summer of 1863. He was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. He spent the rest of the war in rebel prison camps until he was paroled in the spring of 1865.


He arrived back home to Muncie Indiana the night President Lincoln was assassinated.


He filed for a pension in April of 1884.





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