GIBSON, Oscar W.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Waterford. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Assigned as an orderly at Brigade Headquarters on 1 Jun 1863. Taken prisoner at Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, and died of disease in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia, 2 Feb 1864. Buried in Richmond Cemetery. Entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p413) (Ager p298)

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