|Pvt. George A. Stryker|
|Posted on: 11/5/2018 7:23:59 AM|
|Served in 104th N.Y. 1st brigade,2nd division, 1st Corps at Gettysburg.|
18 years old.
Enlisted on 10/22/1861 at Geneseo, NY as a Private.
On 10/22/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. NY 104th Infantry
He Re-enlisted on 1/4/1864
He was discharged for wounds on 4/30/1865 at Buffalo, NY
He was listed as:
Wounded 8/30/1862 2nd Bull Run, VA
Wounded 7/29/1864 (place not stated)
"My goal is to live forever. So far, so good.
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
|Re: Pvt. George A. Stryker|
|Posted on: 11/5/2018 9:28:07 AM|
In his picture he seems like a serious young man, but then going off to a horrific war is serious stuff!?
I hope his wounds weren't to serious? (after his 1st wound, he did re-inlist) that speaks volumes about his bravery!
"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."