Gilbert, Edwin D.
Age: 21, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 7th MN INF
Service: enl 15 Aug 1862, Pvt, Co. D, 7th MN INF
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Birth: 09/19/1841, Vermont
Burial: Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 81995266
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT
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The following resolutions on the death of E. D. Gilbert were adopted by J. M. Warner Post at the Saturday evening meeting.
WHEREAS, death has again entered our ranks and taken therefore our beloved comrade, Edwin D. Gilbert, who was formerly a member of Co. D., 7th Minn. Vols.; his vacant seat in the Post room admonishes us that we must again close up our ranks and touch elbows as we go forward in our noble work. Little do we know who will be the next of our number called to pass over into the beautiful beyond, to join those who have gone before to answer the roll call of the Great Commander. Comrade Gilbert served for three years, was a faithful soldier, prompt to duty, and had the confidence, and esteem of his superiors; the efore, be it.
RESOLVED, That in the death of Comrade Gilbert, J. M. Warner Post, No. 4, G.A.R. has lost a respectable and valuable member of its order, a comrade who was ever faithful to the obligation of the order, a true Comrade, and a friend to all.
RESOLVED, That we deeply mourn his loss, and extend to the members of the mourning family our heartfelt sympathy in this, their hour of grief and sorrow, and stand ready at all times to aid and assist them whenever and wherever we can.
RESOLVED, that the chair made vacant and the Post room be draped in mourning for 30 days, and that a copy of, and a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the record book of the Post, a copy be presented to the family of the deceased, and to the News and Citizen for publication.
COMMITTEE: Frank Kenfield, A. A. Niles, A. Wilkins
Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, May 10, 1894
Courtesy of Deanna French