|Birth||Jan. 8, 1842|
|Death||Feb. 25, 1934|
|Unit||99th Illinois Infantry, Company K|
Private George W Pine
Company K, 99th Illinois Infantry
Company A, 46th Illinois Infantry
Pine was born in Pike County, Illinois on January 8, 1842. He was residing in New Salem (Pike County), Illinois when he enlisted and mustered into the 99th Illinois Infantry on January 4, 1864. Pine served 17 months before transferring to the 46th Illinois Infantry on July 31, 1865. He served about 6 months with the 2nd unit and was discharged on January 20, 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Pine joined the 99th Illinois Infantry in the early part of 1864. During his enlistment, the regiment was assigned to the Campaign against Mobile (AL) (February 1-April 12, 1865). The Campaign included several actions:
Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) (March 26-April 8, 1865).
Capture of Fort Blakely (AL) (April 9, 1865).
Occupation of Mobile (AL) (April 12, 1865).
Pine died on February 25, 1934 at the age of 92 years. He is buried in the Greenwood Cemetery in York (York County), Nebraska. Pine was a member of the Anderson Post (#32) of the Grand Army of the Republic in York.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.