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Woodbury, Charles H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Concord, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. I, 3rd VT INF, reen 2/20/64, pr CPL, pr SGT 1/1/64, pr 1SGT 4/1/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, comn 2LT 5/10/65 (5/20/65), m/o 7/11/65 as 1SGT

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VITALS

Birth: 05/22/1842, Concord, VT
Death: 02/09/1921

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: A-2 1260
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 112896778

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/25/1865
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

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BURIAL:

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Photo

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Obituary

Masonic Funeral for Charles H. Woodbury

The Church of the Messiah was filled Sunday afternoon for the funeral of Charles H. Woodbury, well known citizen and prominent Grand Army veteran. Large delegations of all the various organizations with which Mr. Woodbury was connected were present. The service was conducted by the pastor of the church, the Rev. Weston A. Cate, and the Masonic lodge performed their ritual at the grave in Mt. Pleasant cemetery where interment was made.

Mr. Cate in comment on the exemplary life of Mr. Woodbury read letters from former pastors of the church, warm personal friends of Mr. Woodbury. Rev. C. L. Eaton of Guilford, Me., and the Rev. B. F. Butler of Seneca Castle, N.Y.

Members of the Masonic lodge acted as bearers. The organizations present included Chamberlin Post, G.A.R., Chamberlin Women's Relief Corps, Daughters of Veterans, the Eastern Star and various Masonic bodies. Many old friends and relatives were present from Concord including Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Russell, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Woodbury, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Crowell, all of Concord. Mr. Woodbury's son, William Woodbury of New Haven, Conn., was also here, called by his father's death.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, February 14, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.