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Crossett, Edwin Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62,Pvt, Co. B, 10th VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, dis/wds, 2/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/15/1844, Waterbury, VT
Death: 01/22/1915

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 48858434

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/23/1865
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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Mark Backus, Bristol, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Obituary

DIED OF HEART WEAKNESS.

Edwin Charles Crossett of Waterbury

Waterbury, Jan. 23. - Edwin Charles Crossett died at his home at 11 o'clock last night, after having been stricken on the street in the village last evening. He was first carried to the home of J. K. Fullerton, and Dr. F. E. Steele, jr., was called. His condition was pronounced as due to an attack of acute indigestion, and the man's condition improved so much that he wa taken to his home. The cause of death is ascribed to weakness of the heart, accentuated by the attack of indigestion.

Mr. Crossett was born in Waterbury June 15, 1844, the son of Gerry and Rachael Wright Crossett. He married Priscilla Johnson of Waterbury, who died a number of years ago. Surviving is one son, Vernon Crossett, with whom the older man lived; also three grandchildren and a brother, A. L. Crossett. Mr. Crossett was a veteran of the Civil war and was very prominent in Edward Dillingham post, G.A.R., of this village. He was in Co. B of the10th Vermont regiment. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock.

Source: Barre Times, Jan. 23, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.