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Age: 24, credited to Newfane, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, pow 5/21/64, prld 11/19/64, m/o 12/26/64
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Birth: abt 1837, Newfane, VT
Burial: Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, MA
Marker/Plot: Plot #110
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, 3/27/1901, MA; widow Clara e., 1/27/1926, MA
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)
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Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, MA
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Albert Mason, Civil war veteran and a surivir of Andersonville and Libby prisons, died suddenly at his home in Gardner, Mass., aged 85. He was born in Newfane, Vt., and had lived in Gardner for nearly 40 years. Mr. Mason enlisted in the second Vermont Infantry at the outbreak of the war and was in the first battle of Bull Run and Antietam. At Spotsylvania he was taken prisoner and sent to Libby prison.
Source: Deerfield Valley Times, January 22, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.