Armstrong, George W. (B. 1842)

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


George W. Armstrong was born in Knox in 1842, the son of John Armstrong and Susan Flynn (1814-3/1892).

Marriage & Children

George married Martha Ketchum. Their child was

  • Frederick K. Armstrong

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 15 Sept 1861
Enlistment Place: East Carlton
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 8th Cavalry
Company: Company F
Transferred: November 1, 1861
Transferred to: Company A
Captured at: Germania Ford, VA
Date of Capture: November 26, 1863
Promotion Date: Not specified
Promotion Rank: Sergeant
Paroled from Prison: April 1865
Muster Out Date: June 27, 1865
Muster Out Place: New York City
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of NY. This was the only source available and no prison was named.


George W. Armstrong died in 1922.

Additional Media

Knox - George W. Armstrong - Muster Roll

George enrolled in Carlton, which is in Orleans County where his family moved.