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Leavens, Leander Cushman

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF, 32nd USCI
Service: enl 8/13/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 2/13/63, from 9/63 served as clerk to CPT Charles Leonard, AAG, 1st Bgd, 3rd Div, III A.C., disch 2/24/64 to be com 2LT, 32nd USCI pr 1LT 10/12/64, m/o 8/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/29/1841, Berkshire, VT
Death: 07/20/1922

Burial: Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT
Marker/Plot: 158
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 20226673

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880
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

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BURIAL:

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Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT

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Obituary

Leander C. Leavens, whose funeral was held Sunday at his home in Richford, was a veteran of the Civil war, represented Berkshire in the Legislature in 1880, was deputy collector of customs in Richford from 1880 to 1884, treasurer for 25 years of the Richford Savings Bank and Trust company, until he resigned in February, 1919, was on the staff of William P. Dillingham when he was governor and in 1894 represented Franklin county in the Senate.

Source: Barre Times, July 25, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.