Guyer, George C.

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George was born in Germany at about 1840. His parents are unknown.


He was a painter after he returned from the Civil War.

Marriage & Children

He married Annie E. Jackson, a daughter of Asa K. and Frances Jackson at about 1868 and had the following children:

  • Jane Guyer b. at about 1868
  • Lillian Guyer b. at about 1870
  • Anson Guyer b. at about 1873

Military Service

17th Infantry Regimental Flag
Enlistment Date: 21 May 1861[1]
Enlistment Place: New York City
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 17th Infantry
Company: Company E
Discharged for disability: 24 Nov 1862[1]
Re-enlisted: 16 Aug 1863[1]
Muster Out Date: July 13, 1865[1]
Muster Out Place: Alexandria, VA[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: 1890 Veteran's census;, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.


George died on December 3, 1875 and was buried at the Westerlo Rural Cemetery.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


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