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George S. Lombard, Civil War Soldier

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George S. Lombard

Born in Marlborough N.H. ___ Son of Aaron Lombard ___ By occupation a shoe-maker ___ Married ___ At the age of 43 years, on March 31, 1864, enlisted for 3 years, in the 27th Reg. Massachusetts Vol Infantry ___ Mustered in April 1864, and assigned to Company ā€œGā€. ___ Rand Private with no subsequent changes ___
Joined Reg. at or near Bermuda Hundred, VA, and did duty with it. Was wounded in the battle of Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864. The wound was in the right shoulder and occasioned either by a spent ball or piece of shell. In consequence of this wound, he lay for some time in the regimental hospital, whence he was transferred to Mansfield Gen. Hospital at Mansfield City, N.C. Chronic diarrhea having supervened he died there on January 29, 1865.
He was never furloughed nor sick till his last illness.
His remains were brought to Worcester, Mass., and there burried

Date

ca. 1861-1865

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Public Domain

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“George S. Lombard, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed September 20, 2014, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2775.