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Stoughton, Charles Bradley

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: comn ADJT, 4th VT INF, 8/1/61 (8/1/61), pr MAJ 2/25/62 (2/25/62), pr LTC, 7/17/62 (8/16/62), pr COL, 11/5/62 (11/5/62), wdd, Funkstown, 7/10/63, resgd, 2/2/64; Bvt BGen to date from 3/13/65, for gallant and meritorious service during the war. Present in action at Lee's Mills, Williamsburg, Golding's Farm, Savage's Station, White Oak Swamp, Va., Crampton's Gap and Antietam, Fredericksburg, Marye's Heights, Salem Heights and Fredericksburg, Va., Gettysburg and Funkstown (loss right eye)

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VITALS

Birth: 10/31/1841, Chester, VT
Death: 01/17/1898

Burial: Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 22651

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1864; widow Ada R., 5/25/1908, CT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, USAHEC off-site, History Town of Rockingham off-site
College?: NU 61
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: more off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Daniel Spock, MN

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Photo Photo

John Gibson Collection

Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Photo

Hays' History of the Town of Rockingham, Vermont

Military Service

Charles Bradley Stoughton
Brevet Brigadier-General United States Volunteers

Commissioned Adjutant of the 4th Vermont Infantry Volunteers, with rank of 1st Lieutenant, August 1, 186; mustered into the United States service September 21, 1861; Major, February 25, 1862; Lieutenant-Colonel, July 17, 1862; Colonel, November, 1862; wounded July 10, 1863; resigned February 2, 1864, by reason of wounds. Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services. Present in action at Lee's Mills, Williamsburg, Golding's Farm, Savage's Station, White Oak Swamp, Va., Crampton's Gap and Antietam, Md., Fredericksburg, Marye's Heights, Salem Heights and Fredericksburg, Va., Gettysburg and Funkstown, Md., Severely wounded, (loss of right eye) at last named engagement.

Source: Revised Roster, pp. 750-751.

Fri, Jan 21, 1898 – 10 · Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, Vermont) · Newspapers.com