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Federal (USV)


Henry Clay Gabbert

(1843 - 1909)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Bloomington, IN, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. We was wounded in the side by a piece of shell at Winchester, VA on 25 May 1862, and was treated at a hospital in Williamsport, MD.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged from the Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington, DC on 23 March 1863. He enlisted again, on 9 July 1863 in Company A, 112th Indiana, mustered out 8 days later. He enlisted for the third time on 15 August 1863 as Sergeant, Company I, 117th Indiana Infantry. He mustered out 25 February 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from Steven Russell's Company F Roster. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




04/14/1909 Los Angeles, CA; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 600  [AotW citation 18602]