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Francis Marion Gibson
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1847
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1919
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

First Lieutenant, Company H, 7th US Cavalry, during the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Survived the Battle. Entered military service on 5 Oct 1867, as 2nd Lieutenant, 7th US Cavalry. Served at Fort Leavenworth KS until June 1868. Appointed 1st Lieutenant on 11 July 1871. Participated in 1873 Yellowstone Expedition, 1874 Black Hills Expedition, and on scouting duty from May 1875 to May 1876. During the 1876 Sioux Expedition, he was assigned to Major Reno's Battalion, in Company H, 7th Cavalry, during the Battle of the Little Big Horn. On 27 August 1876, appointed as Commander of Company H. In the 1878 Nez Perce Expedition. Appointed Captain 5 Feb 1880. On field duty from 1880 to July 1887, then at Fort Riley KS from July 1887 to July 1889. Retired 3 Dec 1891 after 22 years service, for disability. Died at age 71 in NY City. Survived by his widow, Katherine Garrett Gibson, and his daughter, Katherine Gibson Fougera.  (bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) 
 
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 Parents:
  James George Gibson (1808 - 1864)
  Margaret Ruff Gibson (1812 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Garrett Gibson (1853 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Katherine Gibson Fougera (1883 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Henry Gibson (1840 - 1911)*
  Margaret Smith Gibson (1844 - 1934)*
  Annie R. Gibson (1846 - 1932)*
  Francis Marion Gibson (1847 - 1919)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Grave 107A
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Oct 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5816614
Francis Marion Gibson
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United States Army
- SLGMSD
 Added: May. 16, 2015
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014

- TheMysterian
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
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