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Confederate (CSV)


Gideon Monroe Roberts

(1827 - 1897)

Home State: North Carolina

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In the 1860 Federal census for Wayne County, he was listed as a 33 year old physician. He was commissioned Captain of Company C of the Second Regiment on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He became senior officer and commanded the regiment at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission on 8 November 1862.

After the War

He lived in Duplin County, near Mt. Olive, North Carolina until moving to Florida (about 1878?). His wife applied for a Confederate pension in 1903 in Hamilton County, Florida.

References & notes

He's misidentified as George M. Roberts in some orders of battle. Service information here from Moore's Roster1, further details from family genealogists Marty and Karla Grant.


02/22/1827; Duplin County, NC


09/19/1897; Dade City, FL


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 53  [AotW citation 1038]