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Smith, Edwin Ruthven

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Wardsboro, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/29/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. K, 9th VT INF, mwia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, d/wds 10/6/64, Fortress Monroe VA

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Wardsboro, VT
Death: 10/06/1864

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: D/2954
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: Fairview Cemetery, Wardsboro, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Hescock
Findagrave Memorial #: 113346808


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Solomon J., 5/1/1880, not approved
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hampton National Cemetery, VA

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CENOTAPH:


Tombstone

Cenotaph in Fairview Cemetery, Wardsboro, VT

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