George Stone

BirthApril 26, 1846
DeathMay 26, 1933
CemeteryGrand Island (Grand Island)
PostLauman (Plainview)
Unit112th Illinois Infantry, Company F

Corporal George G Stone

Company F, 112th Illinois Infantry

Stone was born in Illinois on April 26, 1846. He was residing in West Jersey (Stark County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on August 15, 1862. He was mustered on September 20, 1862 and served about 33 months. Stone was promoted to corporal during his tour of duty. He was discharged on June 20, 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina.

The 112th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Peoria, Illinois on September 20, 1862. During his enlistment, the unit fought at several major battles and was involved in several military operations. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 5-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

Operations against General Hood and Forest (GA/AL) (September 29-November 3, 1864).

Battle of Franklin (GA) (November 30, 1864).

Battle of Nashville (GA) (December 15-16, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (March 1-April 26, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Stone died on May 26, 1933 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Grand Island Cemetery in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska. Stone was a member of two posts of the Grand Army of the Republic:

Lauman Post (#193) in Plainview, Nebraska.

Sullivan Post (#311) in Scribner, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.