Gibson, Samuel

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)
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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