Brush, Edwin Ruthven
Age: 27, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 2nd VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/17/63, m/i 7/17/63, PVT, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, comn ASURG, 10/15/63 (10/27/63), m/o 7/15/65 (pension: ASURG, 1st VT INF, not listed in RR) [College: UVM 58]
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Birth: 04/15/1837, Cambridge, VT
Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 152499009
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1880; widow Amy R., 4/13/1908, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: UVM 58 (Med)
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Mountain View Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
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DEATH OF DR. E. R. BRUSH
Had Practiced Medicine in Cambridge for 50 Years.
Cambridge, Feb. 27. - Dr. E. R. Brush died at his home early this morning of neuralgia of the heart. He was born in this town 72 years ago, April 15 next, and had practiced his profession here for 50 years. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock.
Doctor Brush had been in ill health for about a week and this morning arose at six o'clock to attend to the fires. He was seized with pains in the heart, lay down upon a lounge and expired. He was a prominent Mason, and for 28 years a justice of the peace, served in the Civil War as surgeon of the 2nd Vermont regiment and was president of the board of pension examiners at Morrisville. He was graduated from the University of Vermont in 1858. He succeeded to the practice of his father, who was a physician here for 54 years, and with him shared the distinction of being the leading practitioner in Cambridge. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Clarence F. Brush of Bolton and Aden L. Brush of this town.
Source: Burlington Free Press, February 28, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.