The following photographs and information are original members of the “Bloody Sixth”. I am honored to include their stories and images here. If you would like to share a story or photo about your 6th NCST ancestor, please leave a comment and I will be in touch.
Private Anderson G. Gibbons
Source: Photo provided by descendant Gary Gibbons
Prior Occupation: Farmer
Enlisted: May 29, 1861,for the war.
Where: Mecklenburg County
Age at enlistment: 22
Wounded: South Mountain, Maryland, September 14, 1862.
Born in Davidson County and resided in Rowan County, he was present or accounted for until paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Took the Oath of Allegiance at Salisbury on June 3, 1865.
1) Jordon, “North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865”
Additional information or photos would be welcomed to complete the record of this honorable soldier.