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Gibson, Dascomb E.
Age: 27, credited to Leicester, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 03/08/1837, Rochester, VT
Burial: West Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 86783381
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/19/1890, VT; widow Adell I., 5/10/1911, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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West Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
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Dascomb E. Gibson Dead
Dascomb E. Gibson died at his home Wednesday, April 19th. He had been failing in health for the past four years, being afflicted with a form of paralysis and nervous trouble which he patiently endured. He was born in Rochester, Vt., but moved to Leicester when but four years old. He was married in1867 to Adell Kelsey, who survives him, also one daughter, Mrs. George Parkill of Cornwall. He had lived in West Salisbury 44 years and was a highly respected citizen. The funeral was held at the house Saturday afternoon and largely attended by relatives and friends. Rev. P. H. Heller officiated. There were many beautiful floral tributes. Burial in West cemetery.
Source: Middlebury Register, May 5, 1911.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.