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Federal (USV)

Private

Reuben E. Gilpatrick

(c. 1840 - 1886)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Dover, he enlisted at age 21 in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 26 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863. He was discharged for disability on 4 January 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Death and burial place from the Soldiers' Memorial. Portsmouth, N.H., 1893-1921 (Storer Post No. 1, GAR, 1921).

Birth

c. 1840; Dover, NH

Death

11/16/1886 Portsmouth, NH; burial in Newington Town Cemetery, Newington, NH

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 67 - 83  [AotW citation 13401]