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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Gibbons Allensworth

(1835 - 1911)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old coach maker in Penola, VA, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company G, 30th Virginia Infantry on 1 May 1861. He was promoted to Captain on 18 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized 3 times during the War for dysentery and dyspepsia, but was with his Company at the surrender at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Service and other details from Robert K. Krick's 30th Virginia Infantry (1983) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

08/19/1835 in VA

Death

07/14/1911 in VA; burial in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery, Ruther Glen, VA