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William Ruff Gibson
Colonel, United States Army
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William Ruff Gibson of South Carolina
Appointed from Oregon, Quartermaster Department, 14 March 1857 to 31 August 1861
Additional Paymaster of U. S. Volunteers, 1 June 1861 to 1 April 1867
Major, Paymaster, U. S. Army, 17 January 1867
Lieutenant Colonel, 8 December 1886
Colonel, Assistant Paymaster General, 6 January 1893
Breveted Lieuenant Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for faithful and valuable service in the pay department
Died 1 March 1899

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GIBSON, WILLIAM R
COL US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 03/01/1899
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 420
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 29 July 2005 Updated: 29 October 2006 Updated: 19 October 2007
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 

WR Gibson Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007