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Federal (USV)


Gilbert McKeller

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company E, 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves on 22 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 as Gilbert McKelley. Sypher2 and Woodward3 have him as Gilbert McKeller.


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22709]

2   Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 580  [AotW citation 22710]

3   Woodward, Evan Morrison, Our Campaigns or The Marches, Bivouacs, Battles, Incidents of Camp Life and History of our Regiment ..., Philadelphia: J.E. Potter, 1865, pg. 331  [AotW citation 22711]