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About Robert Hooker Gillett
Robert Hooker Gillett joined the Union army, served as a Captain in the Antietam campaign, was invalided home sick, recovered, and joined the Navy. Assigned to the U.S.S. Gettysburg as a paymaster, Robert took part in both assaults on Fort Fisher, but was killed the morning after the surrender of the fort when the powder magazine exploded.