George A. Wooley - Ordinary Seaman

George A. Wooley was born circa 1839 in Jersey City, NJ and enlisted on 19 April 1864 at the 14th State Street, New York, NY Naval Rendezvous as an Ordinary Seaman for a 2 year enlistment[1].

Wooley was attached to the Tecumseh on 20 April 1864 [2]. On 29 July 1864, he was admitted to Naval Hospital Pensacola with chronic diarrhea. He died there on 27 August at 3:20 PM. [3]

Wooley was 27 years old and had been in the Navy for six months.





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References and Sources

[1] Return of the United States Naval Rendezvous, 14 State Street, New York, NY for the week ending April 23, 1864

[2] NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.

[3] Hospital Tickets and Case Papers, compiled 1825-1889. ARC ID: 2694723. Department of the Navy, Records of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Record Group 52. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.