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Charles Allen Gilchrist
Birth: Feb. 13, 1834
Saxtons River
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1906
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Army Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as a Captain in the 10th Missouri (Union) Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 50th United States Colored Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteer on March 26, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the campaign against the city of Mobile and it's defenses". (bio by: Art Loux) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Grandison Gilchrist (1802 - 1882)
  Minerva Holton Gilchrist (1805 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Ellen Walker Gilchrist (1835 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Gilmore Gilchrist (1861 - 1937)*
  Allen Robert Gilchrist (1870 - 1919)*
  Edward Percival Gilchrist (1872 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen M. Gilchrist Ferris (1831 - 1912)*
  Charles Allen Gilchrist (1834 - 1906)
  David Van Brugh Gilchrist (1836 - 1914)*
  Edward May Gilchrist (1846 - 1910)*
  Edward May Gilchrist (1846 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aberghast-Pearce Cemetery
Bushnell
McDonough County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Art Loux
Record added: Nov 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62211431
Charles Allen Gilchrist
Added by: Art Loux
 
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jan. 22, 2017
Thank you Colonel Gilchrist. My great great grandfather served you as a Captain in the 50th in Pensacola and the Battle of Fort Blakely.
- Todd Williams
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014
Thank you General, for your contribution to preserve the Union. Rest in peace.
- 2patriots
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013
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