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George A. Yeatman (born abt. 1843) served as a private in Company H, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

George Yeatman was born about 1843. No other personal information about him has been found.

Civil War service

Yeatman enlisted as a private in Company H on October 1, 1863 in Camp Nelson, Kentucky for a period of three years and mustered in February 25, 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. He was promoted to corporal February 27, 1864 and reduced to the ranks July 2, 1865 by order of Colonel Miller.

He is described as 20 years old.

Yeatman is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service for which muster roll records have survived. He was detailed as a hospital orderly from November 1864 to June 1865.

Yeatman mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, was owed $3.47 from the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $275 bounty.

Post-war life

When and where Yeatman died, as well as his grave location, has not been found.