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Converse, Justin C.


Age: 24, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. G, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 09/06/1838, Malone, NY
Death: 08/09/1905

Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 90528019


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/15/1880; widow Sabrina O., 8/23/1905, MA
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


2nd Great Grandfather of Alan J. Converse, San Diego, CA

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Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA

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Justin was a Bakersfield boy. He was the son of Arad Converse and was born September 6th, 1838. With other Bakersfield boys he enlisted for a term of nine months and faithfully served his country during his term of service. He was brought up on a farm. He was reserved and diffident but deported himself well as a soldier On his return from the army he resumed his occupation as a farmer. He has lived in Bakersfield and Cavendish, Vt., and Springfield, Mass. To him and his good wife, Sabina Converse, there have been given three children. These are all married and settled in Springfield, Mass. Their names are Fred P. Converse, Wallace J. Converse-and Flora (Converse) Gray. Justin's constitution was impaired in the army and he drew a pension of twelve dollars. Of late years he had been quite broken in health. The end came at last. The final muster out occurred August 9th 1905 His wife, Sabina, and his three children survive him.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 616