|Death: ||Dec. 27, 1864|
- Kenneth Robison,
Co. H, 17th N.Y. Veteran Volunteers.
Martin Gillmore (also spelled Gilmour or Gilmore) enlisted and was mustered into service as a Private in Company D of the 17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on May 20th, 1861, at New York City, New York, for two years service, at the age of 25. He served with the regiment through the campaigns in Virginia and Maryland with the Army of the Potomac, and at the expiration of the regiments term of service he was mustered out of service with his Company on June 2nd, 1863, at New York City, New York.
He re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer on July 27th, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company B of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on August 26th, 1863, at Camp Sprague, Staten Island, New York. He was serving with the regiment in the Meridian Campaign when he was captured on February 7th, 1864, at Jackson, Mississippi, and taken as a prisoner of War to Camp Sumter in Andersonville, Georgia. It was at that place that Private Gillmore died of disease on December 27th, 1864.
Note: CPL B 17 NY INF
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Plot: Section: H, Row: 12345
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51155312