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Bumpus, Charles W.


Age: 0, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 24th MA INF
Service: 24th MA INF, 12/16/64-5/12/65

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Birth: 05/11/1847, Plymouth, MA
Death: 05/05/1940

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 84442688


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: Unknown


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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Calais Resident and Town's Last Civil War Veteran Dead.

East Calais, May 6. - Charles W. Bumpus, who would have observed his 93rd birthday on May 11, died yesterday morning at 4:30 o'clock at his home here. He was the last Civil war veteran of Calais.

Funeral services will be held at the East Calais church at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, preceded by a prayer service at the home at 2 o'clock. Rev. A, W. Hewitt of Northfield will officiate. Burial will be in the East Calais cemetery. An American Legion service will be given at the grave with a firing squad giving final salute.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 6, 1940
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.