Date of Birth
Date of Death
May 5, 1862
Gorge Carman was born 180 years ago.
160 years ago, Gorge Carman passed away at the age of 19.
Letters Authored in Collection
|Dec. 14, 1861||Brother (Carman)||Soldier writes that he and his comrades are anxious for England to enter the War|
|Jan. 9, 1862||Joe||Soldier in Washington writing home about camp life|
George G. Carman, 18, mustered into Co. D of the 38th New York Infantry 27 Aug 1861. He was killed on 5 May 1862 at Williamsburg, Virginia.
THE 14 DEC 1861 LETTER
In this letter, George expresses his desire that England enters the War. He has yet to experience a battle.
THE 9 JAN 1862 LETTER
George writes his little brother, Joe, and discusses camp life.
George Carman, 9, was enumerated in the Census as living in New York Ward 18, New York, New York. Listed in his household are Benjamin H. Carman, 42, Teresa Carman, 35, Benjamin Carman, 11, Elvira Carman, 7, Teresa Carman, 4, and Hannah Carman, 1.
George Carman, 19, is enumerated in the Census as living in Brooklyn Ward 7 District 1, Kings, New York. The head of the household is Benj. H Carman, 46, a shoemaker. Also listed in the household was Therese Carman, 45, Benjamin Carman, 21, Elvira Carman, 17, Hannah Carman, 11, Joseph Carman, 9, and Harriett Carman, 1.