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Arnold, George A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 1/31/64, m/o 7/15/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Essex, VT
Death: 06/02/1919

Burial: Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, TN
Marker/Plot: H/4197
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3147826

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Gravestone

Memphis National Cemetery, TN

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Medical Record

CASE. - Private G. A. Arnold, Co. G, 2d Vermont Volunteers, aged 21 years, was wounded, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which caused a wound of the scalp in the right parietal region. He was admitted to the Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on May 15th, sent to Mower Hospital, Philadelphia. On the following day hæmorrhage occurred from the parietal branch of the temporal artery, which was controlled by compression. On May 31st, the wound had nearly healed, but the patient suffered from headache. He was returned to duty on July 26th, 1864.

Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 81.

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