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Tower, George Rilely


Age: 18, credited to Westminster, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS, 2nd NH INF
Service: enl, Walpole, NH, 4/21/61, not m/i, paid by State, reen 5/22/61, m/i Pvt, Co. A, 2nd NH INF, 5/31/61, dis/dsb 7/10/61, Washington, DC; enl 10/22/61, m/i 12/31/61, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd USSS, reen 12/21/63, wdd, Petersburg, 6/18/64, pow, Petersburg, 6/18/64, escaped, n.d., tr to Co. H, 4th VT INF, 2/25/65, pr CPL 3/29/65, m/o 7/13/65

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Birth: 1843, Westminster, VT
Death: 11/01/1923

Burial: Saxtons River Cemetery, Saxtons River, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux and Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/20/1878, VT; widow Fannie L., 12/15/1923, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, White Collection
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: Occupation: farmer, 5' 6 1/2", light complexion, blue eyes, light hair (cmsr)


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Saxtons River Cemetery, Saxtons River, VT

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