|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1835|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1909|
Son of Parker and Mary (Warren) Gilbert.
Co. D, 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
On 12 Jul 1861 Lyman mustered into service with Company D, of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 26 years, 4 months and 19 days old.
Starting 30 Aug 1861, Martin Gilbert, his brother, served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, receiving a disability discharge 15 Dec 1861.
On 21 Oct 1861 Lyman was wounded at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, while swimming the Potomac following the rout, and was either wounded or suffered from afflications due to his swim (near drowning).
Between Mar 1862 and Apr 1862 he was as in Poolesville Hospital, unable to return to duty, and was dicharged from Columbian College Hospital, Washington, DC.
On 16 Apr 1862 Lyman ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability, with documents signed and approved by E.A. Abadia Surg USA.
In May 1862 he went to Worcester following discharge from Hospital in May of 1862.
n 24 Aug 1863 Lyman, 28, married Mary Ann Allen, 30, daughter of Samuel W. and Polly (Willard) Dunbar, in his first marriage and her second. (Note: she was the widow of Walter Allen, a shoemaker of West Brookfield, who had died in 1860 and left Mary with three orphaned daughters.)
He died on 19 Aug 1909 at Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was 74 years, 5 months and 27 days old.
Mary Ann Dunbar Gilbert (1833 - 1904)*
Harry W Gilbert (1864 - 1938)*
Mary W. Gilbert Hall (1870 - 1940)*
Millie D Gilbert (1873 - 1873)*
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95064966
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