Person:Samuel Gifford (6)

Samuel M. Gifford
b.abt 1838
d.28 July 1890
Facts and Events
Name Samuel M. Gifford
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1838
Death[3] 28 July 1890
Burial[3][4] Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United Statesplot S, 13018

Photo of Samuel's tombstone on

Civil War Service

  • Corporal, Company D, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery
  • Mustered in 13 June 1863
  • Appointed Corporal 23 January 1865
  • Mustered out 25 July 1865
  • Also served in Company G, 70th Indiana Infantry

Source: 1


  • No veterans' pension application
  • Widow's Pension: Application 467293, no certificate number listed (an indication that the application was not approved)

Source: 2

  1. Foraker, J.B; H.A. Axline; and J.S. Robinson. Official roster of the soldiers of the state of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Akron [Ohio]: Werner Co., 1886-1895).
  2.   United States. Veterans Administration. Organization index to pension files of veterans who served between 1861 and 1900- [1917]. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1949).
  3. 3.0 3.1 United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.
  4. Find A Grave.