1850 Scott Co, IL. Following the death of his mother, George was sent to live with Uncle David Van Gundy, Jr, where he was listed in the census at age 8.
Hickory Point, Macon Co, IL. He was listed as eligible for 1st Class Voluntary Army while living in that county. Apparently he had moved east with cousins, children of Uncle David.
Name: George VanGundy ,
Residence: Decatur, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 06 August 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 292 292
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 06 August 1862
Enlisted in Company E, 116th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 06 September 1862.
Died Company E, 116th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 16 March 1863 in Young's Point, LA
1866 Mt Zion, Macon Co, IL. Even though he had been dead for three years, he still owned personal property in the county for which taxes were due. Also listed was a Mrs Van Gundy in Illini Twp who had left the county, perhaps his wife?.