IA 4th Inf Co F. Residence: Elkader, Clayton County, Iowa. Born 3 Jul 1835 in Hol, Buskerud, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 5 Oct 1864. Mustered 5 Oct 1864 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Mustered out 24 Jul 1864, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In 1885, a man named Iver Gilbert was living on a farm near Elgin, Fayette County, Iowa. Unknown if this was the same man as the soldier. Died 16 May 1901 in Marion Township, Clayton County. Buried in Houg Cemetery, Marion Township. Sources: (ISW-I p585) (XSS Iowa p242) (Letter, Mrs. Earl Wold, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Gilbert, Iver Olsen”