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Ellsworth, Cassius Wirth


Age: 30, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 9/29/62, Teamster, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/14/63, SOWD; enl 9/30/63, m/i 1/5/64, 1SGT, Co. B, 17th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, mwia, Petersburg, 4/2/65, pr 1LT, 4/5/65 (3/11/65), but never mustered, d/wds 5/17/65

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Birth: 11/08/1831, Berkshire, VT
Death: 05/17/1865

Burial: West Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 19756812


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary E., 7/10/1865; minor, 4/29/1869
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
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


2nd Great Grandfather of J. Keith Carter, Jasper, ON

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West Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT

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John Gibson Collection


To Be Held in Remembrance.

The following Officers of Vt. Regiments and Companies were killed in battle, or died of wounds received in battle, during the late war.

1st Lieut. Cassius W. Elsworth, Berkshire; died May 17, 1865, of wounds received April 2, 1865.

Source: Middlebury Register, April 23, 1867
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.