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Heselton, Abner C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 2/28/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 1/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 10/1843, Andover, VT
Death: 01/19/1906

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: C-7-150
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1863; widow Sarah L., 2/12/1906, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

LUDLOW

Abner C. Heselton died Saturday morning at his home on High street of a complication of diseases. He was 63 years of age. He was employed as a loom fixer in the Ludlow Woolen mills for many years but retired several years ago. He was a veteran of the Civil war enlisting February 28, 1862, in company C, 2d Vermont volunteers, and was discharged for disability January 14, 1863. He was past master of Black River lodge No. 85, F. And A. M., and a member of Okemo chapter, R. A. M. He leaves a widow and a son, C. A. Heselton. The funeral will be held at the house tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Richard Eddy of Boston officiating.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, January 20, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.