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Newton, Chester F.
Age: 25, credited to Warren, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, reen 12/15/63, m/o 6/26/65
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Birth: 1832, Duxbury, VT
Burial: Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Gravestone photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 41722219
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/20/1875; minor, 7/12/1890, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
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Middlesex. -- Chester Newton -- a man employed at the saw-mill in this village -- was caught and thrown by a slab from a log then on the carriage, against the saw, fearfully mangling his body, some parts of which have not yet been found. He lived about an hour after the accident. Mr. Newton leaves a wife and two children.
Source: Vermont Christian Messenger, 24 May 1877.
Transcribed by Deanna French