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Chapman, Alvin A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/22/63, m/i 7/22/63, PVT, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, m/o 7/11/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Ludlow, VT
Death: 10/19/1927

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 161009834

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/13/1882, 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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

DEATH SUMMONS ALVIN CHAPMAN

Veteran of Civil War Answers Final Roll Call at Advanced Age of 89 Years.

Another of Ludlow's Civil war veterans has answered the last roll call. Alvin Chapman, aged 89 years, three months and 19 days, died Wednesday of last week at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. George Blanchard, in Bellows Falls, where he had gone on a visit, and was buried last Saturday in the Ludlow cemetery, after funeral services had been held in the Methodist church at 10 a.m., Rev. G.H. Sutherland officiating.

Mr. Chapman, the most of whose life was spent in this place and Andover, enlisted from Ludlow and served in the war from July 1863 to 1865. He was a member of Company A, Third Vermont, and of the O.O. Howard Post.

Mr. Chapman is survived by daughter, Mrs. Lillian O'Connell, and one stepdaughter, Mrs. Homer Wheeler, both of Proctorsville, and a stepson, W.C. Bedell of Providence, R.I., nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Among those present at the funeral were Mrs. Lillian O'Connell, Mrs, Sarah O'Connell, Alvin Hutchinson, H.P. Wheeler, and two daughters, all of Proctorsville, W.C. Bedell of Providence, R.I., Miss Esther Chapman of Springfield, Vt., Mrs. Nellie Warren of Bellows Falls, Miss Sarah Sommers of Plymouth, Mr. and Mrs. George Chapman and William Chapman of Ludlow. Comrades Howe, hathorn and Livingston were also in attendance.

Source: The Vermont Tribune, October 28, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.