Gibson, Samuel

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Samuel Gibson served in Company C of the 8th United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. While at the Battle of Olustee on February 20, 1864 in Florida, Gibson was wounded and sent to a hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina. Gibson returned to his company in March, but in November 1864 he left his regiment after he got sick. He remained in a hospital for the rest of his military service. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Samuel Gibson
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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