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Gilbert, George A.


Age: 19, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/2/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, pow, Wilderness, 5/6/64, prld 2/28/65, m/o 7/17/65

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Birth: 1847, Swanton, VT
Death: 04/24/1922

Burial: St. Anns Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 78
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15543333


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1879; widow Rose L., 5/15/1922, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None


3rd Great Grandfather of James Walker, Essex, VT

3rd Great Grandfather of Justin R. Hoffer, Long Branch, NJ

2nd Great Grandfather of Laurie Gilbert-Carwile , Columbus, GA

2nd Great Grandfather of Wendall Gilbert, Cannon Falls, MN

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St. Anns Cemetery, Milton, VT

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Civil War Veteran Dies at His Home in Georgia.

George Gilbert, aged 76 years, died at his home in Georgia Mon morning at 12:15 o'clock. He was born in Swanton in 1846 and at the outbreak of the Civil War enlisted in Co. A, 17th Vermont regiment. He was taken prisoner in 1863 during the battle of the Wilderness and for 10 months and 10 days was confined in the Andersonville prison. At the end of the war he received an honorable discharge and took up his home in Georgia, where he has lived ever since. He is survived by his wife, two sons, H. G. Gilbert and C. W. Gilbert, of St. Albans town; one sister, Mrs. D. G. Barry of Hartford, Conn.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, April 27, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.