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Townsend, Micajah


Age: 49, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. E, 7th VT INF, acting Chaplain of Regiment, d/dis 11/14/62, Saint James Hosp., New Orleans, LA (chronic bronchitis)

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Birth: abt 1812, Canada
Death: 11/14/1862

Burial: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA
Marker/Plot: 53-4225
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 32489833

Cenotaph: Jeffersonville Cemetery, Jeffersonville, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 37255585


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Laura A., 1/2/1863
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


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Chalmette National Cemetery, LA

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Cenotaph in Jeffersonville Cemetery, Jeffersonville, VT

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Micajah and Albert G. Townshend

In New Orleans, La., In St. James Hospital, Nov. 14th, Rev. Micajah Townshend, a private in Co. E., 7th Vt. Reg., and for some months previous to his decease, acting Chaplain of the Regiment.

Also, in Pensacola, Fla., Nov. 19th, Albert G. Townshend, a private in Co. E, 7th Vt. regt., son of Micajah Townshend, aged 15 years.

Source: Morrisville Messenger, December 25, 1862

Submitted by Deanna French.