Americus Mitchell Gill

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Gill was a private of the Kemper Legion who was captured twice, the first time at Fredericksburg in 1862, and, after having been exchanged, again at Spotsylvania in 1864. That time he spend a year at Fort Delaware prison until taking the oath at war’s end in June, 1865. His stone above is at Clinton, in Hinds County. More on his service here from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

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