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Lawson, Truman


Age: 35, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, dis/dsb m/o 7/2/65

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Birth: abt 1828, Woodbury, VT
Death: 05/18/1898

Burial: South Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79130107


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/12/1876
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: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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South Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Truman Lawson, aged seventy years and four months, passed away last Tuesday morning after a week's illness with pneumonia. He has resided on his farm here about thirty years and he will be greatly missed by the community here and in adjoining towns. He leaves two sons and one daughter and eight grandchildren who deeply mourn his loss.

Source: Hardwick Gazette, May 27, 1898.


The remains of Truman Lawson were brought to town for burial last Friday.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, May 26, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.