|Hilbert J. Gramelspacher|
The family did not know much about Joseph's military service until Hilbert's 68-year-old son, Wayne, who lives near Vaughn, Miss., began "looking up family history" and contacted Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War."My father never talked about the Civil War," Hilbert said. He was 11 when his dad died in 1931 at the age of 83."He did show me his rifle," Hilbert said. "He gave it to my sister, and her children have it now.".
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