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Cutting, Asa


Age: 24, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/29/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. K, 9th VT INF, red 1/23/63, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 10/07/1837, Whitingham, VT
Death: 12/13/1906

Burial: North River Cemetery, Colrain, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 81473981


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/16/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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North River Cemetery, Colrain, MA

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Asa Cutting, aged 69 years, died at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington Dec. 13. He had been at that place about two years occasionally taking a furlough to visit friends here. Mr. Cutting was born in this town and always lived here until after the death of his wife about two years since. He married Cynthia N. Akley and four children were born to them, two sons and two daughters, of whom three are still living. Mrs. Florence N. Joyce of Keene, N. H., Mrs. Edith Fairbanks of Adamsville, Mass., and Charles A. Cutting of Halifax. Mr. Cutting was a member of Co. K, Ninth Vermont Volunteers, in the civil war and served three years. The funeral services were held at the Universalist church here Sunday morning, Rev. Graham of Colrain, Mass., officiating. The burial was in the cemetery at Colrain city. The floral offerings were very beautiful.

Source: Deerfield Valley Times, Dec. 21, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.