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Leighton, Samuel W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 11/28/63, m/i 12/19/63, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, kia, Wilderness, 5/5/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1833, Wheelock, VT
Death: 05/05/1864

Burial: Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 103280527

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sybil, 9/10/1864
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

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Cenotaph at Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT

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Obituary

Killed in the battle of the Wilderness, in Virginia, May 5, Samíl W. Leighton, of Danville, aged 51 years Ė a member of Co. H, 4th Vt. Regít.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, July 1, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.