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Peter J “Pete” Gilpin

Birth
Fayette County, Alabama, USA
Death 14 Nov 1877 (aged 47)
Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 144302676 View Source

Peter was born to Richmond and Elinor Stonestreet Gilpin. He married Essie Dodson Jones 15 February 1852 in Fayette County Alabama. To this union were born six children.
P.J. Gilpin in the United States Civil War Confederate Soldiers.
26 (O'Neal's) Alabama Infantry Company 1
Rank in Sergeant
Rank out Sergeant
Film number M374 Roll 16
O'Neal's 26th Alabama "The Little Regiment that Did"
Peter J. Gilpin 4th Sgt. 5 feet 11 inches tall. Enlisted August 3, 1861 as private.
Wounded in action at South Mountain on September 14,1862 and recovered, Captured at Gettysburg as 4th Sgt. on July 1, 1863 and sent to Fort Delaware. Released on June 14, 1865 to his home in Fayette County, Alabama.
He was the brother in law of 2nd Lt. John W. and Lewis J. Jones (their sister Essie) (6)
Info; taken from O'Neal's 26th Alabama Book.
Peter J. Gilpin United States Federal Census 1870.
Home in 1870: Township 14 Range 12, Fayette ,Alabama.


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