Albert Gilman Fuller was born in Reading, Michigan, on May 1844, the son of British immigrants Thomas and Prudence Fuller. On March 20, 1862, he enlisted in the 78th New York Infantry Regiment, Company K, with which he served until being discharged on June 2, 1865. During his military service, Fuller participated in multiple military actions, including the Battle of Harper's Ferry, the Battle of Antietam, the Battle of Winchester, the Battle of Chancellorsville, the Battle of Gettysburg, the Battle of Peachtree Creek, the Siege of Atlanta, Sherman's March to the Sea, and Sherman's Carolina Campaign. He was wounded in the leg and army while fighting at Culp's Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg and recuperated in a hospital in York, Pennsylvania; he later spent a short time in a Savannah hospital after receiving another arm wound. Albert G. Fuller died in 1940.