Marriage & Children
|Name:||George Wolley or Wooley|
|Enlistment Date:||11 Aug 1862|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|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 "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"
Born in Unionville, NY, Age 18, Farmer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'8" tall.
|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|
His mother received a pension for his service on October 13, 1890.
Additional Research Notes
“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.”
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"
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Civil War Pension Index
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- 1850 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co.,NY
- 1860 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com