Age: 18, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 6/2/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, mwia, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, d/wds 5/1/62
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Birth: abt 1843, Burlington, VT
Burial: Probably buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Mother, 8/21/1862
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)
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Died in Virginia
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Three men of Co. A, 2d Vermont, were killed on the 7th inst., above Yorktown while out skirmishing. Their names are Linus Towslee of North Bennington, Louis Wood of Readsboro and Lucius Carpenter of Dorset. Wood and Carpenter were shot near the heart and killed instantly, and Towlsee lived but two hours.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 15, 1862.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.