Sunday, May 17, 2015

Washington County, MD


Antietam National Cemetery

 


Photo credit Tracy Hudgins

G. W. Goings date of death Feb. 25, 1862 – Removed to Frederick – Marker #3398


Antietam National Cemetery, covers 11.36 acres (4.60 ha) and contains 5,032 interments (1,836 unidentified), adjoins the park. Civil War interments started in 1867. The cemetery contains only Union soldiers from the Civil War period. Confederate dead were interred in the Washington Confederate Cemetery within Rosehill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland; Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Maryland; and Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.[8] The cemetery also contains the graves of veterans and their wives from the Spanish–American War, World War I and II, and the Korean War.
 


The 27th Indiana Voluntary Infantry Regiment – Company F "The Monroe Grenadiers"

Musicians
Goins (Goen)(Gowens), George Washington

Privates
Goins (Gowens), George Washington
Reduced to ranks from Music 11-20-61

COMPANY F
FINAL DISPOSITION OF MEMBERS DURING SERVICE WITH 27TH INDIANA

Died of Disease/Sickness (8): Barnes, William; Brown, William; Campbell, Benjamin Van; Denney, Jesse Hanson; Goins, George Washington; Sipes, Henry; Tatlock, Robert McKnight; White, Benjamin Franklin