William Gordon Gilbert(1837 - 1921)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as 1st Sergeant, Company D in May 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant January 1862; 2nd Lieutenant July 16, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Elected 1st Lieutenant April 1863; Captain February 7, 1865. Captured at Harper's Farm, Virginia April 6, 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, Ohio June 18, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
|Birth Date: 04/07/1837 Place of Birth: Wilkes County, GA |
Death Date: 08/07/1921 Death Place: Garfield, GA Burial Place: Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Garfield, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9473]
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