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Dana, Edwin Harvey


Age: 32, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 12/23/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. B, 10th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, dis/wds, 1/27/65, Sloan U.S.G.H. Montpelier (gsw, rt leg)

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Birth: 05/09/1831, Waitsfield, VT
Death: 11/01/1928

Burial: Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 77431207


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/19/1865; widow Susan, 4/18/1930
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: Died in Hartford, VT; 10th Vt. History off-site


3rd Great Grandfather of Lori Shuttle-Dalley, White River Junction, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Dorothy D. Aitchison, Saint Albans, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of David Backus, Elmira, NY

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Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

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Disability Discharges with Photographs

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News has been received of the death on November 1 at White River Junction of Edwin Harvey Dana, a former resident of Waitsfield. Mr. Dana was born in Waitsfield May 7, 1831, son of Samuel and Calista (Porter) Dana. On his father's side he was a descendant of one of the oldest families and early settlers of the town. He was married twice. On May 10, 1853, he was married to S. Annie Benton of Fayston. Her death was July 28, 1905. His second marriage was with Mrs. Susan Densmore of Middlesex, who survives him. He is also survived by three children, Mrs. Mary Bagley of New Hampshire, Edwin of Gaysville and Mrs. Bertha Duchane of Fitchburg, Mass. There are also grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Mr. Dana was a Civil War veteran, being one of the six sons of his parents who enlisted into the service, all came home and lived to old age. He enlisted from Waterbury in Co. B, 10th Vermont Volunteers, December 23, 1863, serving until June, 1865.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 8, 1928.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.