Stevenson, George L.
George was born on October 2, 1838 in Broome, Schoharie Co., NY, a son of Henry and Malvina Kimball Stevenson.
Marriage & Children
He married on October 3, 1865, Charlotte Vedder who was born in 1845 and had the following known children:
- Libbie Stevenson
- George Lovell Stevenson, Jr.
- Jessie Stevenson
- Edward Stevenson
|Enlistment Date:||5 Dec 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||New York, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||5th Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||12 March 1862|
|Promotion Date:||14 Sept 1862|
|Captured and released on:||15 Sept 1862|
|Captured at:||Harpers Ferry, VA|
|Promotion Date:||24 July 1863|
|Promotion Rank:||First Sergeant|
|Promotion Date:||31 Dec 1864|
|Promotion Rank:||2nd Lieutenant|
|Promotion Date:||11 April 1865|
|Promotion Date:||1st Lieutenant, Company C|
|Transfer Date:||6 May 1865|
|Transferred to:||Company F|
|Muster out date:||19 July 1865|
|Muster out place:||Harpers Ferry, VA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21. He received a gunshot wound to the right eye and was blind in that eye.|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1896|
George died in 1914 in Schenectady, NY.
Additional Research Notes
His whereabouts from 1860 to 1870 are unknown. In 1870 he lived in Albany.
- 1890 Veterans Schedules, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY