Wolley, George

From Helderberg Hilltown Biographies
Jump to: navigation, search

Birth

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: George Wolley or Wooley
Residence: Westerlo[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Westerlo
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company K
Captured at: Petersburg, VA
Captured on: 16 Jun 1864
Imprisoned at: Andersonville, GA
Died of Disease on: 30 Dec 1864
Place of Death: Andersonville, GA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 18. Name also spelled Wooley and Wolly[2] "Was in all the engagements of the Army of the Potomac from May 15, 1864 untill he was taken prisoner at Petersburg June 16, 1864 confined at Andersonville prison and Died while there from starvation"[1]
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the year 1898; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Heroes of Albany County

“George C. Woolley, of Westerlo, enlisted in Company K, Seventh Regiment, August 14, 1862. He was in all of the engagements of the Army of the Potomac, from May 15, 1864, until he was taken prisoner at Petersburg, June 16, 1864. He was confined at Andersonville prison, and died while there from the effects of starvation.”

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Was in all the engagements of the Army of the Potomac from May 15, 1864 untill he was taken prisoner at Petersburg June 16, 1864 confined at Andersonville prison and Died while there from starvation"

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. Annual Report of the Adjutant-General