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Gilbert, Benjamin Franklin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to West Haven, VT
Unit(s): 1st MI ENGS
Service: enl, Flint, MI, 9/14/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 1st MI ENGS, d/dis, 10/1/62, Genl. Hosp. No. 14, Nashville, TN (chronic diarrhoea)

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VITALS

Birth: 04/22/1833, West Haven, VT
Death: 10/01/1862

Burial: Nashville National Cemetery, Nashville, TN
Marker/Plot: A/4082
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 27136560

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary E., 1/5/1863
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: The National Gravesite Locator lists Benjamin F. Wright, same unit, who died the day after Gilbert, in lot A/4082. But the gravestone, photographed 6/19/2021 is clearly Gilbert. The cemetery was advised.

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Nashville National Cemetery, TN

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