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CPT Samuel A. Gedney

CPT Samuel A. Gedney

Birth
USA
Death 23 Jan 1912 (aged 80)
Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA
Burial Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA
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Memorial ID 5132292 · View Source
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Civil War Union Naval Officer. Served in the US Navy during the Civil War of 1861-65 and was acting Captain of the USS Wabash. After the Civil War he Moved to Nevada and Settled in Carson City and soon was a Partner in a Local Hotel & Saloon in which they both did quite well. He sold his intrest in the Hotel & Saloon in 1902 he retired and in his later years fell on hard times and lived in the Old Soldiers Home near Carson City Nevada were he collected a US Gov. Penison of $22 a Month until died of Old Age in 1912. He was buried in the Grand Army Of The Republic Section of The Lone Mountain Cemetery on a very cold January 1912 afternoon during a heavy snow fall.

Bio by: Herbert Rickards


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 2 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5132292
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Samuel A. Gedney (16 Oct 1831–23 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5132292, citing Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .