Birth16 Jul 1842, Back Creek, Highland County, VA28410,28409,28420,28413,28421,28422,28423,28424,28425,28426,28427
Birth MemoBath Co, VA? 1843?
Census1850, Highland County, VA28428
Census MemoDistrict 25
Census1860, Highland County, VA28410
Census MemoMeadow Dale
Census1860, Highland County, VA28409,28429
Census MemoWilliamville
Death16 Oct 1864, Pt Lookout, MD28430,28412,28413,28431,28432,28433,28434,28435,28436
Death Memoage 22 yrs 3 mos of dysentery in prison; Secession War, 1861? Look Out Mountain? 24 Oct 1864?
OccupationFarmhand; Farmer28437,28438,28439,28440,28441
FatherIsaac Gum (1802-1891)
MotherMary Ruckman (1813-1850)
Never married
Military
American Civil War Soldiers: Confederate, Abisha Ruckman Gum Residence: Highland County, VA, Farmhand, Enlist 11 June 1861 VA (Same one?) (File: Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)

Civil War Service Records: Gum A.R., Co F, Unit: 25 VA Infantry, Rank: Private, Note: Guin, Abisha R., Allegiance: Confederate (Anc Plus Gum 10/11/2002)

Department of Veterans Affairs; Burial locations of Veterans1079
Gum, A. R.; Infantry, Civil War; Bur: Sec 1 Site 1 Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout, St Mary’s Co MD

American Civil War Soldiers1814
Abisha Gum
Residence: Highland Co, VA
Occupation: Farmhand
Enlistment Date: 11 Jun 1861
Enlistment Place: Hevener’s Store, VA
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: VA
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1842
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 Jun 1861 at the age of 19; Enlisted in on 11 Jun 1861; Died as a prisoner on 24 Oct 1864 at Point Lookout, MD
Sources: 21

Civil War Prisoner of War Records9048
A R Gum
Side: Confederate

US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865737
A. R. Gum, 25th Regiment, VA Infantry (Heck’s); Side: Confederate; Regiment State: VA
Last Modified 8 Jan 2012Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore