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Knowlson, John
Age: 26, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 169th NY INF
Service: comn SURG, 9/3/62, cred. Troy, NY, 169th NY INF, m/o 7/19/65, Raleigh, NC;

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Birth: 03/13/1836, Troy, NY
Death: 11/27/1919

Burial: Sand Lake Union Cemetery, Sand Lake, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 88925046
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
College?: Williams 55, CMS 57s
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Died in Cambridge, NY

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Dr. J. Knowlson was born in Troy, N. Y., on the 31st of March, 1836. He received his medical education at the New York City College of Physicians and Surgeons, and at the Castleton Medical College, being graduated from the latter in 1857. He also became a graduate of Williams College in 1855. He practiced two years in Troy; in Omaha, Neb., as surgeon of the Union Pacific railroad three years, and was also in United States service as a surgeon; in 1871-75, in Granville, N. Y., whence he came to Poultney in 1875.

H. Y. Smith & W. S. Rann, History of Rutland County Vermont, (D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1886), p. 793.