|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1825|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1910|
Samuel Gilmore was a farmer in Montcalm Co., Mich., where he had been settled since October, 1854, and was 36 years old when he enlisted from Grand Rapids, Sep. 23, 1861, as a private in Co. H, 8th Mich. V.I. He was promoted to corporal and transferred Oct 24, 1862, near Petersburg, VA, to Co. B, 1st U.S. Eng., and was honorably discharged at the same place Sep 23, 1864. He fought at Fredericksburg, Antietam, Chantilly and 2nd Bull Run.
A brother, Henry, served in a Michigan regiment and a brother of his wife, Richard Johnson, went out in a Wisconsin command.
Comrade Gilmore was born January 31, 1825, at Portage, Ohio, the son of Joseph and Rhoda(Fox) Gilmore, both deceased. He married Sep 28, 1845, in Erie Co, PA, Sarah Johnson, born June 17, 1830, at Martinsburg, N.Y., the daughter of Lyman and Elizabeth (Cramer) Johnson, both deceased. They have had these children: Mary J. (dec.), Lucy A, Eliza A and Albert (twins), the latter deceased, Horace M, Joseph A, Sally A, Lafayette, Charles, Doyle, Justin, Willie A, and George. Comrade Gilmore is now a farmer and belongs to William A Kent Post, has a pension, and may be addressed at Millers, Mich.
Source: Book of Michigan Civil War Veteran Bio's
Special thanks to Kathleen Shroyer, GGG grand daughter of Samuel Gilmore.
Sarah Johnson Gilmore (1830 - 1907)*
Mary Jane Gilmore (1846 - 1872)*
Lucy Ann Gilmore Hamilton (1849 - 1908)*
Eliza Almirra Gilmore Hulbert (1850 - 1902)*
Sally Ann Gilmore Hale Corey (1857 - 1935)*
Lafayette Gideon Gilmore (1858 - 1922)*
Charles Samuel Gilmore (1861 - 1863)*
William Augustus Gilmore (1871 - 1942)*
George Burton Gilmore (1876 - 1941)*
Created by: Donald Claeys
Record added: Jan 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17593358
Thanks for serving Corporal Gilmore, proud your family !|
J. P. Webb
Added: Apr. 23, 2012