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Sumner, Samuel Wilson


Age: 40, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/8/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. G, 8th VT INF, reen 2/18/64, pr CPL, pr SGT 5/23/64, d/dis 8/6/64, removed from Frederick, Monocacy, age 40

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Birth: abt 1822, Braintree, VT
Death: 08/06/1864

Burial: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
Marker/Plot: 2642
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 42510223


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lucy A., 8/29/1864, not approved; minor, 7/31/1865
Portrait?: Unknown
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Brian Smith, Wilder, VT

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Antietam National Cemetery, MD

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In the American General Hospital, Frederick City, Md., Aug. 4th, S. Wilson Sumner of Braintree, Vt., a veteran and orderly sergt. in Co. G, 8th Vt., Regt., and son of Samuel C. and Mary Sumner, aged 44 years.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, Sept. 27, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.