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Pine, George Andrew

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 12/15/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, mwia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, d/wds 6/13/64 Point Lookout, MD

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VITALS

Birth: 01/04/1846, Richmond, VT
Death: 06/13/1864

Burial: East Williston Cemetery, Williston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 134551616

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father John N., 5/13/1886, CA
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

East Williston Cemetery, Williston, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

Biography

GEORGE ANDREW PINE

Born in Richmond, Vt., January 4, 1846, where he lived until eleven years of age, when his mother died and he was left to care for himself. Enlisted from Williston September 10, 1862, as a private in Company F, 13th Regt., Vt. Vol. Inf. Always ready for duty when called. When the regiment started on the Gettysburg campaign he was ill, but put the surgeon's written excuse from duty in his pocket and went with the company and did his duty the best he could. Mustered out July 21, 1863. Having recovered from a serious illness of several weeks he again enlisted December 15, 1863, as a private in Company E, 1st Vt. Cav., and was seriously wounded at Meadowbridge, Va., May 12, 1864. He was taken to Hammon General Hospital, Point Lookout, Md. His friends sent Dr. I. D. Alger to attend him and by earnest effort he got him to New York, where he was cared for by his uncle and the doctor until he died June 13, 1864. His death, like his life, was one of valor and courage. The officers wrote his sister letters of condolence, and in them said "He was the smallest and youngest of his regiment but what he lacked in size and age, he made up in bravery, in fact was called the 'Brave Recruit.' "

Source: Sturtevant, p. 581