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Towne, Dexter B.


Age: 31, credited to North Hero, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/11/61, m/i 2/12/62, SGT, Co. F, 7th VT INF, pr 1SGT, 10/13/62, reen 2/16/64, pr 1LT, 5/23/65 (6/17/65), pr CPT, 10/27/65 (12/27/65), m/o 3/14/66

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Birth: 1830, North Hero, VT
Death: 08/27/1905

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 18748267


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/23/1879; widow Lydia Ann, 10/28/1905, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
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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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT

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John Gibson Collection



Capt. Dexter B. Towne died Sunday August 27, after a long and painful illness. Mr. Towne was a veteran of the Civil war, having served four years in Co. F, 7th Vt. Vols. Beside a wife he leaves one son, Frank A. Towne, of Swanton, and two daughters, Mrs. Ira Hunter and Mrs. D. D. Sowles of this place. He was 74 years old and had been postmaster in this place for the past four years.

Source: Burlington Suburban List, August 31, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.