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Washburn, Nelson E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY
Service: enl 1/28/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 8/10/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Sand Lake, NY
Death: 04/11/1935

Burial: Baird Cemetery, Chittenden, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 46462276

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/2/1889, VT
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

DESCENDANTS

Grandfather of NELSON E. WASHBURN, Rutland, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Baird Cemetery, Chittenden, VT

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Obituary

AGED VETERAN DEAD.

Nelson Washburn, 92, of Chittenden Was in Civil War

Rutland, April 12. - Death has taken the last survivor of Azra P. Noyes post, G.A.R., of Chittenden. Nelson Washburn, 92, Civil war veteran, died yesterday at the home of his son, Leon F. Washburn, here.

Mr.Washburn was born at Sand Lake Mountain, N.Y., and enlisted in the First Vermont cavalry in July, 1861, and was discharged at New Orleans, La, Aug. 10, 1865. He served a part of his time at Ship Island in the Gulf of Mexico. He fought at Red River and Baton Rouge, La.

Four generations of the Washburn family served the United States during wars, his great-grandfather having participated in the Mexican war.

Surviving him is his wife, Ida Burdett Washburn, and a son, Cecil R. Washburn of Rutland, besides the son at whose home he died.

Source: Barre Daily Times, April 12, 1935
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.