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Lieut George Washington Gift

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Lieut George Washington Gift

Birth
Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Feb 1879 (aged 45)
Napa, Napa County, California, USA
Burial Napa, Napa County, California, USA
Plot Block 100, 8th Row from street.
Memorial ID 17979602 View Source
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Lt. George Washington Gift, Confederate States Navy, Civil War

Born in Tennessee. Appointed from Tennessee.
Resigned as midshipman, U. S. Navy, January 10, 1851. Acting master, December 27, 1861. Resigned, March 22, 1862. Lieutenant for
the war, March 18, 1862. Acting master, April 7, 1862. First lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on C. S. floating battery New Orleans and C. S. S. McRae, New Orleans station, 1862. C. S. S. Louisiana; surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 28, 1862. C. S. S. Arkansas, 1862. C. S. S. Chattahoochee, 1862-1863. C. S. steamers Baltic and Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1863. Johnsons Island expedition, 1863. Took command of merchant steamer Ranger from Bermuda to Wilmington, N. C., January, 1864. Participated in the capture of U. S. S. Underwriter, February 2, 1864. Commanding C. S. S. Chattahoochee, 1864. C. S. S. Savannah, 1864. C. S. S. Tallahassee (Olustee), 1864. Paroled, May 22, 1865, Albany, Ga.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006about George W Gift
Name: George W Gift
Service Info.: LIEUT CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1833
Death Date: 1 Feb 1879
Cemetery: Tulocay Cem
Cemetery Address: Napa,CA Petaluma, CA 94952

Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900about George W Gift
Name: George W Gift
Rank Information: Midshipman, Resigned
Service Dates: 30 Nov 1847
Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)

The CSS Tallahassee was a twin-screw steamer and cruiser in the Confederate States Navy, purchased in 1864, and used for commerce raiding off the Atlantic coast.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSS_Tallahassee

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  • Maintained by: Rubbings
  • Originally Created by: Randy
  • Added: 18 Feb 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17979602
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/17979602/george-washington-gift : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut George Washington Gift (1 Mar 1833–1 Feb 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 17979602, citing Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, Napa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) .