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D. B. McKibbin
D. B. McKibbin

Federal (USA)


David Bell McKibbin

(1836 - 1890)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Commanding Battalion
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th United States Infantry, Second Battalion

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He entered the Regular Army as First Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry, March 1, 1861. He was promoted to Captain, 14th Infantry, May 14, 1861.

The remainder of the War:
He was Colonel, 158th Pennsylvania Volunteers, November 24, 1862; mustered out of the Volunteer Service, August 12, 1863.

Appointed Colonel, 214th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, August 5, 1865 and again mustered out, but continued in the Regular Army until he retired as a Major in 1875.

He was breveted Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers, March 13, 1865 for North Anna River, Bethesda Church, and war services. At one time he commander the 1st Brigade, District of Pamlico, North Carolina, XVIII Corps.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: gravesite information from the Arlington Cemetery site.

Birth Date: 4/9/1836    Birth State: PA    
College: USMA (did not grad)    
Death Date: 11/8/1890    Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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