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Ziba Roberts was born July 31, 1840 near East Shelby to Ziba and Susanna Wolcott Roberts. This image, which appears within A Brief History of the Twenty-Eighth Regiment New York State Volunteers by C. W. Boyce, shows Roberts in his mid-50s. Pinned upon his chest is the medal of the Grand Army of the Republic, typically worn by members of the fraternal organization. Roberts was an active member of the S. J. Hood Post GAR in Medina, serving as the organization’s commander and chaplain.
County of Orleans
Orleans County, Town of Shelby, Village of Medina, Town of Ridgeway, 28th New York Infantry, Battle of Winchester, Battle of Cedar Mountain
Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "Ziba Roberts" (2018). Pioneer Record. 88.