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GILLUM RILEY (SON OF EDWARD) CIVIL WAR RECORDS

ADAH Civil War Service Database Records verify that Gillum enlisted in Company G. 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment, CSA, on August 15, 1862. He participated in Engagements at Fredricksburg Virginia, 13 December 1862 through Suffolk Virginia, 3 May 1863. Absent sick at Gettysburg Pa. 2 & 3 July 1863. Absent furlough Chickamauga Ga.19 September 1863 to Dandridge Tennessee, 16 Jan 1864. Absent under arrest Wilderness Virginia, 6 May 1864 to Chester Station, 17 June 1864. Present Deep Bottom Virginia, 14 August 1864. Severely wounded at Fussell's Mill Virginia, 16 August 1864. Absent wounded Ft. Gilmer Virginia, 27 September 1864 to Darbytown, 7 October 1864. Absent on furlough at Darbytown Virginia, 13 October 1864 through Darbytown Road Virginia, 27 October 1864. Absent wounded Williamsburg Road Virginia, 27 October 1864. Gillum was disabled from wounds received at the Battle of Darbytown Road Virginia in October 1864.

His Alabama pension number 30719 was awarded at Echo, Dale County. His widow Helen Riley submitted widows application for relief on 11 August 1909 and 29 November 1920 in Dale County

From Descendants of Edward R. Riley, Sr (James H. Riley)


Death certificate, contributing cause of death, gunshot wound in back while in WBTS (War Between the States)

Madelyn Stark

 

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