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Gilman, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 10/29/63, m/i 3/3/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/15/1844, Montpelier, VT
Death: 06/16/1923

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 56917451

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/1/1882, 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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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Obituary

VETERAN PASSES AWAY

Charles P. Gilman, a veteran of the Civil War, passed away Saturday night at the Heaton hospital, where he had been for treatment since February 1st.

Mr. Gilman was born in Montpelier December 15, 1843, the son of Gehial and (Polly) Melisa Gilman. His wife, Phoebe Hopkins, passed away in 1908. He is survived by one son, Alden C. Gilman, with whom he made his home. He was a member of Company F, 17th Vermont Regiment during the war and belonged to Brooks Post, G. A. R.

The funeral service will be held at 1 o'clock Tuesday from barber and Lanier's undertaking parlors. Burial will be in East Calais.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, June 18, 1923.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.