|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1837|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1861|
Son of John Gifford and Mary (Warrall) Gatchell.
On 1 Aug 1861 Moses, a mechanic, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Captain, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years, 5 months and 14 days old.
He died on 21 Oct 1861 at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, shot while swimming the river. He was 24 years, 8 months and 3 days old.
From the "Springfield Republican," 28 Aug 1871:
Gatchell post of the Grand Army has just been organized at Blackstone, named in honor of the late Capt Moses Gatchell of the 15th regiment. Leonard T. Gaskill is post commander.
John Gifford Gatchell (1813 - 1897)
Mary Warrall Gatchell (1811 - 1888)
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