Twenty-one year old George Rysdyk enlisted as 1st Sergeant of Co. K, 67th New York, 1st Long Island Volunteers on September 27, 1861 at Brooklyn. He made 2nd Lieutenant on May 1, 1862.
Lieutenant Rysdyk was killed in action on May 31, 1862 at the Battle of Seven Pines.
(Photo courtesy of the Division of Military & Naval Affairs – NYS Adjt. Gen Office, Albany NY)