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Downs, Andrew J.


Age: 21, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/8/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64

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Birth: 02/05/1840, Bennington, VT
Death: 08/22/1908

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95653637


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/29/1892, VT; widow Christine, 9/9/1908, 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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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Andrew J. Downs

St. Albans Daily Messenger
August 27, 1908
Andrew J. Downs, who died Saturday at his home in Bennington, of apoplexy, was born in Bennington sixty-nine years ago and was a member of Company A of the famous Second Vermont Volunteers during the Civil War. He is survived by his wife.
March 31, 1915
Col. Joel H. Lucia of Montpelier died March 22 after a long illness. He was a member of Company D, 14th Vermont and served throughout the war losing his left arm at the battle of poplar Spring church. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Rose Lucia, principal of the primary schools of Montpelier, who spends her summers at St. Johnsbury East.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.