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Washburne, George C.


Age: 0, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 184th PA INF
Service: Co. A, 184th PA INF

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Birth: 1845, Montpelier, VT
Death: 06/15/1919

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 49413867


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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


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Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Death of Dr. Washburne

The death of George C. Washburne removes another of the older and for many years a prominent citizen of the town. He was born in Montpelier in 1845, the son of Gamaliel and Caroline (Stevens) Washburne. He attended the public schools of that city and later the Quincy school in Boston. Entering a drug store in Philadelphia, Pa., he planned to make that his business. Then came the Civil War and he responded to his country's call and enlisting in Co. A, 184th regiment, Pa. Vols., where he served until Lee's surrender. His service was in the hospitals and after his discharge he decided on the profession of medicine and entered the University of Pennsylvania, where was graduated in 1867. He first located in Hardwick, but came to Waterbury in1870 and for many years had a fine practice. He was town superintendent of schools and prominent in many ways. A member of the Episcopal Church in Montpelier, he was an attendant at the Congregational Church here. By his first wife, who was Charlotte L. Delano, he had three children, Gamaliel Washburne of Boston, Caroline, wife of Frank Lord of Burlington, and Mrs. Katherine Dwyer of Sewden. He leaves three grandchildren. He also is survived by his second wife, who was Miss Hattie Godfrey of the Center.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 17, 1919.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.