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Townsend, William A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/18/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, tr to US SIGCORPS 9/1/63, m/o 6/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Wallingford, VT
Death: 10/06/1916

Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 144720932

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/26/1890, MN; widow Addie E., 10/11/1916, WI
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: Died in Farmington, WI. Was an inmate at the Wisconsin Veterans Home; 10th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT

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Obituary

Death of William A. Townsend

Word has been received of the death at the State Soldiers' home in Wisconsin of William A. Townsend, aged 72 years. Mr. Townsend was born in this village, being a son of Calvin Townsend. He served three years in the Civil war, being a member of Co. C, 10th Vermont Volunteers. He is survived by his wife, three sisters, Miss Lydia Townsend of St. Louis, Mo., Miss Clara of Pittsford and Miss Charlotte Townsend of this place.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 12, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.