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Van Steenburg, Charles


Age: 21, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/19/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, wdd, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, tr to VRC 6/15/64, m/o 8/5/65

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Birth: 07/24/1842, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 12/29/1917

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 68
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/24/1867
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Charles A. Van Steinberg

Charles Abbey Van Steinberg died suddenly at his home, 57 North Willard street, Saturday night at 9:30 o'clock after an illness of heart trouble. He was born in Hinesburg July 14, 1842, and enlisted in Company C, 9th Vermont volunteer infantry, in January, 1864, and served for the remainder of the Civil War. He was a past commander of Stannard Post. G. A. R., of Burlington. He married Charlotte Hilton on January 13, 1864, and she died August 31, 1914, soon after they had celebrated their golden wedding. To the couple was born one son, who, with a grandson, died in 1906. The veteran lived with his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Charlotte Van Steinberg, who cared for him for the past three years. Besides Mrs. Van Steinberg he leaves one niece, Mrs. Florence Dougherty of Troy, N. Y. He had been employed by the Wells & Richardson company for 22 years.

Funeral services will be conducted at his later residence on Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock by the Rev. C. J. Staples, pastor of the Unitarian Church, following which the Grand Army will conduct their burial service at the vault in Lake View cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 31, 1917.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.