Private George Sweatman was born ca. 1846 in Florida.
In 1860 he was living near Concord, Gadsden County, Florida, at the residence of David G. Connell, a farmer of some means with real estate valued at $1,8000 and a personnel estate valued at $2,000. George and his younger sister Martha were enrolled in school.
He enlisted on May 5th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company. He was with the company when it left the state, but took ill at Knoxville, Tennessee on October 28th, 1862. He was granted a furlough of 60 days on November 2nd, 1862 and returned to Florida to convalesce.
He never returned to the company, being discharged by civil authorities on March 3rd, 1863. The date and place of his death are unknown, as is the place of interment.