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George W. Flynn
Commander
Department of New York
1927


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George Flynn was born February 20, 1846 in
Bennington, County of Wyoming, New York.
He resided in Buffalo, NY where he made his
living as a bookkeeper.

He enlisted November 24, 1861 as a Private in
Company F, 85th New York Volunteers. He was
discharged July 15, 1865.

He was mustered into the GAR on October 1, 1869 and was elected NY Dept. Commander,
GAR, in 1927 but died in office.

Source: 1945 Journal of the 79th National Encampment
           and Personal War Sketches book of
           Bidwell-Wilkeson Post 9, GAR, Buffalo, NY, 1897

Submitted by Jerome L. Orton, PDC, Camillus, NY

 

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