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Atkins, George A.


Age: 30, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/28/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65

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Birth: 06/14/1833, Bradford, NH
Death: 04/05/1910

Burial: Maple Cemetery, Lincoln, VT
Marker/Plot: 38
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40317400


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/18/1879; widow Martha A., 5/2/1910, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


2nd Great Granduncle of Mark Backus, Bristol, VT

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Maple Cemetery, Lincoln, VT

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George Atkins, a well known Lincoln resident, died Tuesday morning of heart disease with complications, aged 77 years, after an illness of some days. He was a son of Joel Atkins, born in Lincoln, and passed his boyhood here. He was a soldier of the republic. He is survived by a widow, two sons and two daughters besides an adopted daughter. The funeral was held at the house Thursday at 2 o'clock.

Source: The Bridport Sun, 14 Apr 1910
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux