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Alfred Gibbs
Birth: Apr. 22, 1823
Astoria
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1868
Fort Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A career US Army officer, he graduated from West Point in in 1846 and served in the Mounted Rifles. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain in charge of recruiting for the New York Volunteer Cavalry. In 1862, he was commissioned a Colonel and commanded the 19th New York Cavalry Brigade during most of the Virginia operations and was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in October 1864. After the war, he remained in the Regular Army as a Major, served in various western outposts and died while on active duty with the 7th Cavalry. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Gibbs (1776 - 1833)
  Laura Wolcott Gibbs (1794 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Peggy F. Blair Gibbs (1831 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Wolcott Gibbs (1856 - 1922)*
  John Blair Gibbs (1858 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Gibbs (1815 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Wolcott Gibbs Tuckerman (1819 - 1906)*
  Oliver Wolcott Gibbs (1822 - 1908)*
  Alfred Gibbs (1823 - 1868)
  Laura Wolcott Gibbs D'Oremieulx (1827 - 1902)*
  Francis Sarason Gibbs (1831 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard
Portsmouth
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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7th Cavalry
- Mark Vernon
 Added: Jul. 10, 2016
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 23, 2016

- Paul RouLaine
 Added: Aug. 19, 2015
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