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Birth: Aug. 4, 1841, Springfield, Penobscot County, Maine.
Death: Mar. 24, 1925, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado.
Son of Albert S. and Lydia Staples Gatchell
Wife: Hattie Ostrander Gatchell..
Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado.
Originally from Company A, was promoted to Second and First Lieu tenant and transferred to Company M. Wounded at Spottsylvania May 19, 1864. Succeeded James W. Clark as Adjutant. Received medal of honor for meritorious service at battle of Boydton Road, October 27, 1864. Commissioned Captain Company E just previous to muster out, but remained as Adjutant till muster out, September 11, 1865. Residence, Buffalo, Wyoming