James K. Hale papers  1862-1865
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Biography

Hale, George

Rank : Corpl.

Regiment : 106th New York Infantry Regiment. Co. A (1862-1865)

Hale, James K

Rank : Corpl.

Regiment : 106th New York Infantry Regiment. Co. A (1862-1865)

George Hale was a member of the 106th New York Infantry, Company A. He entered as a private and left a corporal. The 106th New York Volunteers was organized at Odgensburg, New York, in August 1862, and was involved in numerous battles including Battle of Winchester, Battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Siege of Peterburg, and Battle of Cedar Creek, among others. Hale took a musket ball to the ankle during a skirmish near Bull Run in October 1863, which resulted in a four month stay in the Central Park Hospital in New York City.