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Private Wilber Wightman Gramling, Company K, 5th Florida Infantry

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  • Check Macon, Ga., Southern Christian Advocate newspaper for an obituary of W.W. Gramling, dated January 25, 1871.
  • 5' 9.50"
  • blue eyes
  • auburn hair
  • fair skin

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 Date Event Location Rank Unit  
  March 30, 1843 Born Spartanburg, SC Detail
  February 20, 1862 Enlisted Tallahassee, FL Private Company K, 5th Florida Infantry Detail
  May 6, 1864 Wounded Wilderness, VA Detail
  May 6, 1864 Captured Wilderness, VA Detail
  Imprisoned Old Capital Prison, Washington, DC Detail
  Imprisoned Elmira Prison, Elmira, NY Detail
  June 21, 1865 Released on oath Detail
  December 3, 1870 Died Leon County, FL Detail
  Interred Old Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery, Centerville, FL Detail

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Diary of Wilber Washington Gramling
Gramling Civil War Diary, Special Collections, Robert Manning Strozier Library, Florida State University

Friday, May 6, 1864. Went into battle 2 o'clock. Wounded in the right arm and taken prisoner. Sent to rear in great pain. Had ball out and wound dressed. About 600 prisoners with me. Uncle Joe with the regt., wound in shoudner. Cay, Carter, Aldridge, Barry, Felkel, Haines and Snipes are prisoners. [1] Ed. Note [1]: Of these members of K Company, 5th Florida Infantry, captured with Grambling, James M. Carter died at the prison camp on October 11, 1864. Chemung County Historical Society, "List of Confederate Soldiers Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York." "Uncle Joe" was his father's...

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  • Brooklyn (Tallahassee, FL).  Private Wilber Wightman Gramling, Company K, 5th Florida Infantry is Brooklyn 's great-great-grandfather's brother.
  • Natalie Bartholomew (Fairport, NY).  Private Wilber Wightman Gramling, Company K, 5th Florida Infantry is Natalie's maternal great great great grandfather's brother's son. Natalie writes: "any info on this soldier would be appreciated!!"

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