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Bruya, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: 11/18/1831, Saint-Cesaire, Canada East
Death: 01/04/1902

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 104878108

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/12/1879; widow Mary A., 1/22/1902, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Birth name Charles Bruillette

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of F. Richard Bruya, Spokane, WA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

St. Marys Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Obituary

MIDDLEBURY

Charles Bruya, aged 70 years, died at his home on Smith street at an early hour on Sunday morning. Mr. Bruya had been in ill health for some time, and his death was not all unexpected. A widow and eleven children, six daughters and five sons survive him. Mr. Bruya was a soldier in the war of the rebellion, and since living in Middlebury has pursued the cabinet-maker's trade. The funeral was held at St. Mary's Roman Catholic church on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, Rev. Father Shannon officiating. The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery.

Source: Middlebury Register, January 9, 1902.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.