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Gilbert, John – Age 18, Year: 1864 – 26th US Colored Infantry

John Gilbert – 26th US Colored Infantry

NAID: 56936600   NAID File Unit: 56936597     Microform: M1824

Military Service

Unit: 26th US Colored Infantry

Regiment:  26 infantry

ID: 19403277

Company: D

Year: 1864

Year Enlisted: 1864

Enlisted term years: 3

Enlisted date: February 25, 1864

Enlisted state: New York (N.Y.)

Enlisted county: 

Enlisted town: 31st district


State born: Kentucky (Ky. Ken. Or Kent.)

County born: 

Town born: Louisville

Occupation: Laborer

Physical Characteristics

Age: 18

Height: 5’ 61/4“

Complexion: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Eye color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Hair color: Black (Blk, Bk or Bl)

Record Info

NAID: 56936600

NAID File Unit: 56936597

Microform: M1824

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