Thursday, October 30, 2014

Pliny Fisk Gammell

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Pliny Fisk Gammell, son of Samuel and Achsah (Curtice) Gammell, was born in Hillsborough, N. H., February 21, 1842, and that portion of his life up to the time of his enlistment was spent on his father's farm. He received his education from the district schools of his native town.

In the fall of i861,he determined to enter the service, and on October 25 of that year enlisted as a private in Company A, Seventh New Hampshire, and re-enlisted February 27, 1864. He was wounded July 18, 1863, in the second assault on Fort Wagner, on Morris Island, S. C, and participated in all the engagements of his regiment and company. He was promoted to corporal December 17, 1864, and was discharged July 20, 1865, with the regiment. Since his return home he has followed the occupation of machinist, and resides in Lowell, Mass.

Author. Mr. Gammell, wife was Lydia Amella Davis; married June 21, 1871, at Lowell, Mass.  They had at lest two children; Leid A., Glace S. Gammell. Mr. Gammell died on May 10, 1927, burial unknown.

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