Gideon H. Macon(1832 - 1916)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company D, 18th Georgia Infantry in May 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant July 16, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Elected Captain April 1863. Absent without leave April l, 1864. Dropped from rolls February 15, 1865.
After the War:
Received an Indigent Pension in Wilcox County, GA in 1909.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 09/20/1832 Place of Birth: Macon, GA |
Death Date: 05/26/1916 Burial Place: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, 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 9474]
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