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Eastman, Melvin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Walden, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. B, 15th VT INF, d/dis 12/17/62

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Walden, VT
Death: 12/17/1862

Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Marker/Plot: 0639
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3255020

Cenotaph: Walden Heights Cemetery, Walden, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Roxana, 11/23/1863
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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BURIAL:

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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA

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CENOTAPH:


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Tombstone

Cenotaph in Walden Heights Cemetery, Walden, VT

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Obituary

In Walden, Oct. 22d, 1862, of typhoid fever, Mr. Isaac Eastman, aged 47 years and 4 months, - Also, at Baptist Church Hospital, Alexandria, Va., of pneumonia, Melvin Eastman, aged 20 years and 8 months, members of Co. B, 15th Regiment Vt. Volunteers, and eldest son of Roxana and the late Isaac Eastman of Walden.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman January 27, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.