Field, Abner W.
Age: 25, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/5/61, m/i 2/12/62, CPL, Co. G, 7th VT INF, dis/dsb 2/25/63
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Birth: 10/06/1837, Andover, VT
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/13/1863; widow Kate, 8/31/1901, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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DEATH OF A. W. FIELD
Abner W. Field died very suddenly at 3:30 this morning at his residence, 24 (?) street,(?) of apoplexy. Mr. Field was born in Chester, Vt., Oct. 7, 1838. He enlisted in Co. B,. 7th Vermont infantry, as a corporal, Feb. 12, 1862, at Rutland and was discharged as a corporal Feb. 25, 1863, at Pensacola, Fla., for disability. His first battle was at Fort Jackson, La.; later he was at Vicksburg and Baton Rouge. He was confined in the Marine hospital at New Orleans for some time. His intimate comrades in the service were Sherman Parkhurst and George Howard. He was a member of Post 53, G.A.R.
Mr. Field has been in the employ of Merriam, hall & Co. For 30 years and a resident of North Leominster 22 years.
He was married about 40 years ago in Vermont, and his wife survives him. He also leaves a brother and sister – Albert W. Field and Mrs. Susan Hill, both of Providence, R. I., two daughters – Mrs. W. C. French of Boston and Mrs. M. C. Damon of Leominster, and a son, William A. Field, living at home.
The funeral will be from the late residence and strictly private.
Source: Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel, August 14, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.