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Federal (USV)


John Giblin

(1838 - 1889)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He came to Buffalo, NY from his native Canada at age 11 in 1849. He enlisted in Company C, 108th New York Infantry on August 1862.

The rest of the War

He was a farmer in Michigan after about 1868.

After the War

Died in an accident, killed by a train at Buffalo enroute to a Regimental Reunion in Rochester in August 1889.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1.


05/25/1838; St. Catherines, Ontario, CANADA


08/00/1889; Buffalo, NY; burial in Avondale Cemetery, Flint, MI


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pg. 264  [AotW citation 8922]