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Tewksbury, Nelson B.


Age: 20, credited to Newbury, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. H, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 04/04/1842, Newbury, VT
Death: 06/06/1906

Burial: Town House Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 80146861


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/23/1879
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


Granduncle of Arthur E. Knapp Sr., Turners Falls, MA

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Town House Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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Nelson B. Tewksbury

St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, June 13, 1906
Nelson B. Tewksbury, postmaster and the only merchant of Newbury Center, died on Wednesday as the result of an overdose of laudanum. He was a veteran of the Civil War and was about 63 years of age. He was a native of Newbury and commenced trade in the Center about 1868. He had been postmaster ever since. In politics he was a Democrat. Some five years ago he received $15,000 from the estate of a sister who died in Waterloo, P.Q.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.