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Jones, Edwin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 3rd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 8/18/64, m/i 8/18/64, PVT, 3rd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 6/15/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Middlesex, VT
Death: 04/28/1916

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 776
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 27711380

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/28/1889, MI; widow Bertha E., 3/3/1916, MO
Portrait?: 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

Biography

EDWIN JONES was eighteen years old or less when he enlisted from Waterbury, a man of slight build, but wiry and active, always ready for duty and a good soldier. He has lived West most of the time, but is now living at Montpelier.

Source: Sturtevant, p. 680

Obituary

Vermont Veteran Dead

Edwin Jones, aged 72 years, died Friday night [April 28, 1916] at the soldiers home in Bennington. The funeral was held in Montpelier on Monday.

Mr. Jones enlisted twice during the Civil War, first in the 13th Vermont Infantry and later in the 3rd Vermont Battery, his regiment taking part in the battle of Gettysburg and the Wilderness Campaign. Mr. Jones railroaded in the West for a number of years. He was for several years baggage master at the Central Vermont station in Montpelier, going from there to Rutland. He went to the soldier's home last Monday.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 2, 1916, p 11. Contributed by Cathy Habes and Patty Pickett.
Image of soldiers' home courtesy of Tom Boudreau