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Keyes, Edwin Lorenzo

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 6/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. E, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 1863, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, dis/dsb 5/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/10/1843, Pownal, VT
Death: 01/23/1919

Burial: South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/26/1876
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: 10th Vt. History off-site, Found grave marker for wife of Edwin L. Keyes. Cemetery Commission lists Edwin as buried at this cemetery.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Kenneth Allen, Manchester, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT

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Edwin L. Keyes

Edward (sic) L. Keyes, one of the last of the Civil War veterans of this town, died at his home on Tunnel street, Thursday night, January 23. Mr. Keyes was born in South Shaftsbury, Vt., December 10th, 1843. He served two years and eleven months in the 10th Vermont Infantry during the Civil war. He was married to Lucinda Stafford of Readsboro, Vt., and to them were born two children, Frank and Iola. For seventeen years they lived in Terre Haute, Indiana, where (portion missing) many years. He leaves as his only relatives, his son Frank and four grandchildren of this place.

Source: North Adams Transcript, January 25, 1919; contributed by Tom Boudreau