Gibbs, Perry G.
Age: 40, credited to Benson, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/21/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VT INF, d/dis 9/5/62, New Orleans LA (originally interred at Spring Hill Cemetery LA)
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Birth: 1818, Benson, VT
Burial: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 45740866
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Laura, 3/25/1863
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that there is a cenotaph at the Old Cemetery in Benson, VT. There is also a Find a Grave memorial (110651191) that states the presence of a cenotaph. The transcription book by Margaret Jenks states that the Town Clerk's Office has a record of this cenotaph, but Margaret Jenks lists the cenotaph as missing. The plot containing the graves of the soldier's parents contains a missing stone; only the base is visible. It is possible that the cenotaph once stood at this location, but we have been unable to confirm this.
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Chalmette National Cemetery, LA
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