Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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George Adam Weigand
George Adam Weigand was born in 1843. He initially enlisted as a Private into Company F, 1st Maryland Volunteer Cavalry on November 29, 1861. At the time of his enlistment, he was listed as being a tailor. He re-enlisted on February 25, 1864 into the same company and regiment as a "Veteran" under Captain Francis Shamburg. He was discharged in Richmond Virginia with the rest of his regiment on August 8, 1865. He was 35 years old at the time. At the time of his discharge, he was described as being 5' 9" tall and having light complexion, light hair, and blue eyes. After the war, he moved from Maryland to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. George Adam Weigand died in 1908. His military record shows several spellings of his last including Weigard, Weigam, Wigand, Wagomb, and Weigand. Information provided by George Adam Weigand's great great granddaughter, Rosemary Crouse Mohn.
Picture restored by Mary Kay