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George, Charles S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Corinth, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, prld 11/19/64, tr to Co. D, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/23/1846, Boston, MA
Death: 09/09/1929

Burial: Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: 406
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 95590357

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/22/1866, 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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Donald Whitney, Alburgh, VT

Great Grandfather of Leonard George, Newport Center, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT

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Obituary

GIVEN MILITARY FUNERAL.

Charles S. George Was Veteran of Civil War.

A military funeral was held yesterday at 1:30 o'clock for Charles S. George, aged Civil war veteran who passed away this week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E.N. Rock, of South Barre. Rev. Will A. Kelley of the Universalist church officiated.

The funeral was very largely attended and there was a great profusion of floral tributes. George W. Perrin, another aged veteran from this city, attended the services, representing the G.A. R. Delegations were also present from the Sons of Veterans and the American Legion.

Bearers at the funeral were Guy, Stanley and Ralph George, Lawrence and Otto Bartlett and Howard Rock.

Following the services at the home the remains were taken to Hope cemetery for interment in the family lot. Taps were sounded over the old soldier's grave by Mario Barberi.

Source: Barre Daily Times, September 13, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.