GIBBS’ FULL MILITARY BIO

Table of Contents Education: 1846: Graduated from West Point Military Academy – (42nd​ in class)​ Occupation Before the Civil War: 1846 – 1847: Brevet 2nd​ Lt. United States Army, Mounted Rifles​​1846: Garrison duty at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri​​1847: Wounded during the Battle of Cerro Gordo Mexico​​1847: Brevetted 1st​ Lt. for Gallantry at Battle of Cerro Gordo​​1847: […]

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Medical History

Born April 22, 1823, in what is present-day Astoria, New York. Graduated from the USMA in 1846. He was slightly wounded April 17,1847, at Cerro Gordo. He was wounded again in a skirmish with Apaches at Cook’s Spring (Sierra de los Miembres), New Mexico, on March 9, 1857.  Gibbs was captured by Confederate forces in […]

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