Rugg, Charles W.
Age: 0, credited to Braintree, VT
Service: enl 5/64, LNDS, USN, Vessels: Rhode Island
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Birth: 10/22/1839, Braintree, VT
Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3092626
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, ../../...., MA; widow Sarah H., ../../...., MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME, VA
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CHARLES W. RUGG
(22 OCTOBER 1839 - 7 MARCH 1918) WAS BORN IN BRAINTREE, THE SON OF JOHN AND MARY RUGG.
Rugg was appointed Acting Third Assistant Engineer on 10 May 1864. He served on USS Rhode Island, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, in 1864 and through at least 1 January 1865. His appointment was revoked, due to sickness, on 20 February 1865.
Rugg was a mechanical engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, between at least 1870 and 1880. He was an inmate at the Veterans Home, Togus, Maine, three times between 1910 and 1917. Rugg died 7 March 1918; interment in Hampton National Cemetery, Virginia (plot 10725B).
Rugg's Navy Survivors' Pension fold only contains a reference to a Widows' Pension certificate #875921, which has not been found.
Source: draft biography to be included in Green Mountain Mariners: Vermonters in the Navy During The Civil War, by Tom Ledoux