Gideon Bass
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-1865)
Date of Birth: 1844
Date of Death: 1920
Cause of Death: Unknown
Occupation: Farmer, Soldier
Parents: Elijah Bass, Nathiney Jones
Spouse: Nancy Griffin (d. 1903)
Children: Five
Military Branch: Confederate

Army (American Civil War)

Fictional Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: Confederate States
Military Branch: 47th North Carolina (Second American Revolution)

Gideon Bass (July 2, 1844 - September 22, 1920) was a soldier in the 47th North Carolina regiment of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War.

Gideon Bass in The Guns of the South[]

Gideon Bass was a soldier in the 47th North Carolina, and an inveterate prankster. Sergeant Nathaniel Caudell found that disciplining him was a useless task.[1]


  1. The Guns of the South, pgs. 94-95.