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Federal (USV)

Private

George Dewitt Gilbert

(1833 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28 years. Enlisted October 2, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted Corporal, June 1, 1863; returned to ranks, no date. He died 28 September 1864, in New York City.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which has his first name as Dewitt. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave and family genealogists.

Birth

8/29/1833; Northeast, Dutchess County, NY

Death

9/28/1864 New York City, NY; burial in Stow Cemetery, Windsor, NY

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 230 -   [AotW citation 12453]