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Federal (USV)


George Dewitt Gilbert

(1833 - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted Corporal, June 1, 1863; returned to ranks, no date. He died 28 September 1864, in New York City.

References, Sources, and other 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 Date: 8/29/1833    Place of Birth: Northeast, Dutchess County, NY    
Death Date: 9/28/1864    Death Place: New York City, NY    Burial Place: Stow Cemetery, Windsor, NY


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]

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