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Walston, Albert


Age: 20, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 07/17/1842, Richmond, VT
Death: 02/13/1923

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 8
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16690716


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/22/1889, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)



Son of James G., and Roxana Green Walston was born in Richmond, Vt., July 17, 1842 and lived here until early summer of 1862Educated in the common schools. Occupation a farmer. Married Annie E. Baty, August 26, 1862 and two children have been born to us. Enlisted from Williston, Vt., September 10, 1862 as a private in Company F, 13th Vt. Vol. Inf. Mustered in October 10, 1862. I was with the regiment in all of its movements. At the battle of Gettysburg 1 was knocked down three times in quick succession by the bursting of shells near me in our flank movement on picket charging columns, but not seriously injured. Mustered out July 21, 1863. Moved to Milton, Vt. about 1891. I served as town representative, 1906, and held other town offices. Residence, Milton, Vt.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 583



In a Family at Milton, Albert Walston Being Latest.

Milton, Feb. 15. - Albert Walston died Tuesday evening at 10 o'clock after a two weeks' illness with influenza and pneumonia. His is the third death in the same house, his wife, and son-in-law, George Reynolds, dying two weeks ago Tuesday.

Mr. Walston was 80 years old. He was a Civil war veteran and a very active member of the G.A.R. He leaves his daughter, Mrs. George Reynolds, a granddaughter, Marian Reynolds, a son, Fred W. Walston and one brother, Rev. Walston, now a missionary in Africa. The funeral is to be held Friday afternoon at the Methodist church.

Source: Barre Daily Times, February 15, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.