Samuel N. Gaston (March 9, 1824 - June 21, 1863) was an American map and book publisher based in New York. During his career as a publisher, Gaston worked with several important cartographers, including A.J. Johnson and Charles W. Morse. Gaston enlisted in the Union Army on August 9, 1862, and was mustered into Company D, 20th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry on September 8 as a corporal. Promoted to the rank of sergeant on January 18, 1863, Gaston was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. His wounds proved to be fatal, and he died on June 21 of that year. He is buried in Middletown, Connecticut. Gaston married Rosalia Welton, and the couple had four children, one of whom died in 1861, and another that was born on July 17, 1863, less than a month after Samuel Gaston died.

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