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Downer, Charles


Age: 30, credited to Westville, NY
Unit(s): 83rd NY INF
Service: drafted; enl, Westville, NY, 7/14/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. C, 83rd NY INF 7/14/63, d/dis 11/25/63, Alexandria, VA hospital

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Birth: 1830, Cambridge, VT
Death: 11/25/1863

Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Marker/Plot: A/1065
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 76552667


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Priscilla E., 12/18/1863; minor, 4/25/1866
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: None


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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA

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Lamoille Newsdealer: December 9, 1863
In Washington, Nov. 26, Charles Downer, aged 30 years, son of Curtis Downer of Cambridge.
He left a wife and three small children to mourn his loss. He was forced to leave his home under conscript act, and made a living sacrifice on the altar of his country's shrine.

Submitted by: Deanna French.