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Putnam, Christopher C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, PVT, Co. I, 13th VT INF, pr SGT 1/22/63, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Middlesex, VT
Death: 11/06/1924

Burial: North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 74891572

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/21/1905, VT; widow Jennie E., 12/5/1924, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th History

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

North Branch Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

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Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

Biography

SERGEANT CHRISTOPHER C. PUTNAM was a member of the firm of C. C. Putnam & Son, extensive lumber manufacturers and dealers at Putnamsville in the town of Middlesex. He served as private until promoted to sergeant January 22, 1863. As a private soldier and as an officer he knew his duty and always performed it. He was discharged with the regiment July 21st, 1863, and resumed his place in the lumber firm at Putnamsville and is now senior member of the firm which always have and are still doing a very extensive business. He has represented his town in the legislature and also his county in the Senate, and is one of the substantial men of the state.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 673