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Towsley, Nathaniel


Age: 21, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/28/62, cred. Manchester, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. C, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 9/9/64, cred. Sunderland, m/i 9/9/64, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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Birth: 10/19/1841, Montpelier, VT
Death: 06/30/1926

Burial: Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1880
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


Great Grandfather of Nancy B. Connors, East Dorset, VT

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Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT

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Nathaniel Towsley Dies in Manchester

Manchester, July 1. - Nathaniel Towsley, 87, died last night at his home here after a short illness. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted at the age of 23 in Company C, 14th Vermont infantry and later in the First Vermont Cavalry. He took part in the battles of Gettysburg and Appamattox Court house as well as in many other.

He is survived by three sons, Clarence, Albert and Roscoe, all of Manchester and by two daughters, Lilly and Mrs. B. E. Bell of Los Angeles, Cal. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon from his late home. Burial will be in Dellwood cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 2, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.