Age: 21, credited to Bethel, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS, 4th VT INF
Service: enl 11/12/61, m/i as PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, 12/31/61, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 1/1/63, pr SGT, pr 1SGT, 11/1/64, wdd, 5/64, comn 1LT, 1/22/65 (2/1/65), tr to Co. H, 4th VT INF, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65 (occupation: student, 5' 7 and 1/4", light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair)
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Birth: 11/04/1841, Randolph, VT
Burial: Wildwood Cemetery, Ashland, MA
Marker/Plot: No record
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 120765773
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/19/1865
Portrait?: 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: Cremated at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA. Cremains transferred to Wildwood Cemetery in Ashland, MA.
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Curtis Abbott, son of Daniel and Sarah Abbott, was born in Randolph, Vt., November 4, 1841, and was educated at East Bethel, Randolph, Royalston (sic) and South Woodstock, Vt. He studied law at the Harvard Law School and in the offices of E. K. Burnham, Wayne country, N. Y., and James M. Keith, Boston, and was admitted to the bar in Boston in 1867. He was first lieutenant in Company H, Second U. S. Sharpshooters, in the war, and wrote a sketch of the company for the report of the adjutant-general of Vermont. He married, August 31, 1883, at Newton, Maria Lorriaux.
Source: William T. Davis, Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in two volumes, The Boston History Company, 1895, vol. 1, p. 131.
Note: Curtis Abbott appears in Newton, Mass. City Directories until 1934. (webmaster)