George S Colton, Civil War Soldier


George S. Colton
Born in Northfield, Mass._Son of Daniel Colton,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed 3rd. Corporal at the organization of the company.
He performed his part in every duty and movement,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, gum Swamp Expedition, and the Maryland Campaign,_from the formation of the company until their return to Chicopee, July 21st.
Was sick in the regiment hospital at Newbern from March 4th to March 11th, 1863.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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