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Youngs, Henry Chapman

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/29/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. E, 10th VT INF, wdd, 11/27/63, m/o 6/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/20/1845, Williamstown, MA
Death: 08/22/1915

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 95722510

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/1889, 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: 10th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

HENRY CHAPMAN YOUNGS
Died Sunday Afternoon at the Home of His Daughter

Henry Chapman Youngs passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F. L. Harmon of Union street, after a long illness from Bright's disease. Mr. Youngs was well known in Bennington by a large circle of friends and has resided here for the past several months.

Mr. Youngs was born in Williamstown in1845, being in his 71st year at the time of his death. In 1862 he enlisted in the Union army as the youngest member in company E of the 10th Vermont regiment. He served throughout the war sustaining two wounds and was honorably discharged in 1865.

Mr. Youngs spent the majority of his life in Pownal where he resided with his family. In recent years he had charge of a farm in Hinsdillville but was obliged to give up his occupation on account of ill health. Throughout his life Mr. Youngs had many acquaintances in Bennington who lose a kind and sympathetic friend in his death.

The funeral which will be private will be held Tuesday afternoon at the home of F. L. Harmon at two o'clock. The burial will be in the village cemetery.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, August 23, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.