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Putnam, Charles B.


Age: 17, credited to Cabot, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT BGD Band
Service: enl 5/11/63, m/i 5/26/63, MSCN, 1st Bgd Band, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 01/01/1846, Marshfield, VT
Death: 02/22/1927

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 539
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 78018834


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/11/1888, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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


Great Granduncle of David Niles, -

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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Aged Civil War Veteran Passes Away at Soldiers' Home.

Charles B. Putnam, aged 81, a resident of the Vermont Soldiers' home since 1913, died at the Home Tuesday evening at 8:30. The deceased enlisted May 11, 1863, and was a musician of he second brigade band of the second division, sixth army corps, in the Civil war. He was discharged on June 29,1865.

Mr. Putnam is survived by a wife, Alice B. Putnam, of Groveton, N. H., and a daughter, Ida A. Putnam of Springfield, Mass. The deceased was a compositor and proofreader by trade. He had been failing for the past few months, but had been ill only since February 4th.

Funeral services are not definitely decided upon, but will probably be held at the Home Friday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. J. L. Cole officiating. The body will be taken to Montpelier for burial.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, February 23, 1927.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.