Hall, George B.

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George was born in Rensselaerville at about 1835, a son of Hamilton and Phebe Hall.

Marriage & Children

He married Julia A ______ at about 1859 and moved to Albany, NY.


George was a merchant until after his marriage, then he worked on the railroad

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville[1]
Enlistment Date: 30 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville[1]
Enlistment Rank: Sergeant[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 61st Infantry[1]
Company: Company I[1]
Transfer Date: 14 Sept 1862
Regiment: 12th VRC[1]
Company: Company B[1]
Muster Out Date: 28 June 1865[1]
Muster Out Place:
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 28 to serve 3 years.

Born in Rensselaerville, NY, Age 28, Merchant, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5’6” tall. [2]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York


George received his pension on June 7, 1881 in MN, his widow received a pension on July 28, 1893 at Washington, DC.


Additional Research Notes

From July 26, 1892 to November 14, 1892 he was a patient at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Hampton, VA. His wife, Julia, was named as his next of kin and she lived in Washington, DC. He had a stroke.

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases