Gilbert, William D.
Age: 45, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. B, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 12/2/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds, 10/12/65
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Birth: 1818, Pomfret, VT
Burial: Prosper Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 77800251
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/18/1865
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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Prosper Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
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Disability Discharges with Photographs
William D. Gilbert, a veteran of the civil war, died Tuesday night, aged 81 years. He was a member of Co. B, 12th Regt. Vt. Vols., enlisting Aug. 26, 1862, serving until July 14, 1863; re-enlisted in December of the same year in Co. C, 6th Regt., and served until Oct. 12, 1865, receiving wounds during this period of service from which he never recovered. He was a member of Randall Post, his funeral Friday morning being attended by the Grand Army men. Interment was at English Mills.
Source: Spirit of the Age, Jan 11, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.