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Object Name Unknown
Title John Y. Gilmore
Catalog Number 0985.05.00185
Photographer Blanks, Vicksburg, MS
Event Battle of Malvern Hill
People Gilmore, John Young
Provenance This photograph of John Y. Gilmore was found in the pocket of the jacket which he is wearing in the photo. Active in a Mobile, Alabama militia unit before the war, Gilmore enlisted in the 3rd Alabama Infantry, Co. E. At the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862, Gilmore was wounded in the foot, leg, and right lung, and reported as mortally wounded. He survived but was discharged from service.
Search Terms Battle of Malvern Hill
Seven Days Battles
Peninsula Campaign
Subjects soldiers