First Corporal George A. Michael

First Corporal George A. Michael was born on February 12, 1832 in Carol County, IN and died December 24, 1883 in Waverly, IA.

George A. Michael entered the Infantry on August 1, 1862, in Waverly, IA, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of First Corporal before being discharged on June 12, 1865 in New Orleans, LA.

George A. Michael is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Born in India Carrol Co. Feb 12, 1832. Enl. at age of 31. Severly wounded April, 9 1865 at Ft. Blakely. Ala. His death was caused from softening of the brain from this wound 18 years later. He enlisted Waverly Ia. as 5th. Corp. promoted Jan1, 1864 to ist. Corp. Transfereed to Co. 1, 34th. and 38 th Con Jan. 1 1865. He married Elizabeth Trumbs, Dec. 1854.
Came to Ia. with his brother in 1853 to Bremer Ci settling in Warren Township. He farmed and worked at Carpenter work.
A son and daughter were all the children born to them. Find in Ial Roster Vol. 5 page 896 also page 463. He was a brother to Sal. James R. and Jb Michall a[???] soldiers.

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