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From Invalid Pension Record # 23546 of George B. Collings

Captain, Company K, 66th Indiana Infantry Regiment

Enlisted 30 Jul 1862 as a Private through 18 Aug 1862.

Mustered-In for three years as Captain, Company K, 66th Indiana InfantryRegiment,

19 Aug 1862, at New Albany, IN.

Suffered a gunshot wound in the right leg under the knee almost severingthe tendons and injuring

nerve at the Battle of Richmond, KY, 30 Aug 1862. Captured andparoled back to unit

approximately 21 Sep 62. Confirmed by Captain Abraham H. Campbell,who took over

command of the unit when Captain Collings was wounded and laterpromoted to Captain of

Company K.

Discharged 27 Mar 1863.

J.G. Hendricks, Examining Surgeon, stated on 14 Sep 1863 that GeorgeB. Collings was

3/4 injured, probably permanently. An annual examination was requestedby the surgeon.

Invalid Pension granted 8 Dec 1863 commencing 27 Mar 1863. Approved30 Jan 1864.

From his Invalid Pension Certificate # 23546 dated 29 Apr 1898:

Wife Charity Stevens Collings, maiden name Beldon. Married 5 May 1839in Jackson County, IN, by Reverend May.

Five children:

Mrs. F.H. Arnold, b. 4 Mar 1840

W.P. Collings, b. 26 Mar 1843

Mrs. S.R. Blake, b. 21 Oct 1845

O. (?) H. Collings, b. 4 Sep 1850

Elizabeth C. Collings, b. 28 Jun 1858

From his Certificate of Disability # 25220:

When enlisted said he was as a tanner and a furrier.

Lived in Taylorsville, Bartholomew Co, IN, according to a Surgeon's Certificate

dated 6 Sep 1873 and placed in Invalid Pension # 23546. Surgeon's Certificatestated that at

that time George B. Collings was 5 feet 8 inches tall, 150 pounds, lightcomplexion.

On 21 May 1884 he was living in North Vernon, Jennings County, IN.

In Jul 1884 the post office that he used was in Greensburg, Decatur County,IN.

Died 4 Jul 1906.