Age: 25, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 10/8/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. E, 8th VT INF, pow, Vicksburg 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, wdd, 5/27/63, m/o 6/22/64
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Birth: 08/13/1836, Newry, County Down, Ireland
Burial: Graves Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 73213379
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/8/1880
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)
3rd Great Grandfather of Suzanne Colligan,
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Graves Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
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Charles Smith, Oldest Waterbury Man, Dies
(Special to The Herald)
Waterbury, July 27. -- Charles Smith, the oldest resident of this town, and the oldest member of Winooski lodge, f. and A. M., died early this morning at his home on Little River road. He was born in Newry, County Down, Ireland, August 13, 1836. He lived in this country for about 75 years and was a veteran of the Civil War.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, 28 Jul 1923
Courtesy of Suzanne Colligan.
Obituary for CHARLES SMITH Wed, Aug 1, 1923 – 8 · The Waterbury Record (Waterbury, Vermont) · Newspapers.com
Curtesy of Suzanne Colligan.