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George Kiger, a son of Lewis Kiger, was a Private in Company "D" 12th West Virginia Infantry. A ropemaker, born in Ohio County, W. Va. At age 25, he enlisted at Wheeling on Aug. 19, 1862; mustered in Aug. 25, 1862. He was missing and wounded in engagements at Winchester June 15, 1863. He had been captured June 15 and was a POW at Richmond from July 1, 1863; paroled July 14. He died of Consumption at home in Triadelphia, Ohio Co., W.Va., Apr. 18, 1864. He is buried at Stone Church Cemetery, per Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1861-1904.]