George S. Kilby, Civil War Soldier


George S. Kilby
Born in Burke, Vt._Son of Thomas B. Kilby,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed 7th Corporal at the organization of the company, but on the 20th of March, 1863, he was reduced to the ranks.
He performed his part in all duties and movements of the company except the Trent Road reconnoissances, and the Gum Swamp Expedition.
While corporal, he was put on the color Guard. And on the expedition to Goldsboro he carried th regimental colors.
During the last of February and first of March 1863, he was sick and off duty, but did not enter the hospital.
Returned with the company to Chicopee, July 21st, and was mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“George S. Kilby, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 18, 2017,