Thomas H Gill


BirthDec. 5, 1842
DeathJan. 20, 1934
CemeteryTekamah (Tekamah)
PostBoomer (Tekamah)
Unit205th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company D

Private Thomas H Gill

Company D, 205th Pennsylvania Infantry

Gill was born in Markleysburg (Fayette County), Pennsylvania on December 5, 1842. He was residing in Huntington County, Pennsylvania when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on September 1, 1864. He served about 9 months. Hill was discharged on June 2, 1865 at Alexandria, Virginia.

The 205th Pennsylvania Infantry was organized and mustered at Harrisburg on September 2, 1864. The unit was assigned to siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia from September 1864 to April 1865. On April 2, 1865 the regiment suffered 18 killed and 97 wounded during the Petersburg Siege. The unit participated in the Grand Review of the Troops on May 23, 1865 at Washington DC.

Gill died on January 20, 1934 at the age of 91 years. He is buried in the Tekamah Cemetery in Tekamah (Burt County), Nebraska. Gill was a member of the Boomer Post (#118) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Tekamah.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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