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Alfred Gibbs

  • Birth 22 Apr 1823 Astoria, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 1868 Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 5894403

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5894403
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Gibbs (22 Apr 1823–26 Dec 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5894403, citing Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard, Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .