Michael Gibney

Company B 22nd Infantry

KIA 07/01/1898

 

 

Michael Gibney was born in Otsego County, New York in 1874.

He enlisted for a period of 3 years as a Private in Company B of the 22nd Infantry on December 4, 1897
at Fort Crook, Nebraska. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 11 inches tall, had dark
brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.

Private Gibney was killed in action during the Battle of El Caney, Cuba on July 1, 1898.

 

Above: The Return of Casualties for the 22nd Infantry for July 1, 1898 lists Michael Gibney (marked by the website editor
with a red star on the right) as being killed on July 1, 1898 by a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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