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Sawyer, George M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 2/24/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, m/o 1/13/63

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VITALS

Birth: 07/17/1847, Ludlow, VT
Death: 07/16/1923

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 141645495

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/12/1863
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

Ludlow

Civil War Vet Dies.

George M. Sawyer, 76, died yesterday morning at h is home on Depot street. He had been in poor health for many years. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Ludlow February 24, 1862, at the age of 14, in company C, second Vermont volunteers. He was discharged January 13, 1863, for disability. After leaving the army he was an engineer on the Rutland railroad and for many years passenger engineer on the Boston & Maine railroad. After his return to Ludlow he served as janitor of the town hall until his health failed. He was a member of O. O. Howard post, G.A.R., a member of Black River lodge, F. and A.M. He leaves no near relatives. Funeral services will be held at his late home Sunday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. A. M. Smith of Alstead, N.H., officiating.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 14, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.