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Atkins, Edwin G.


Age: 19, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, occ. farmer, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. B, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 01/12/1843, Duxbury, VT
Death: 05/10/1926

Burial: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 50723968


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/11/1885
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Portrait Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


EDWIN G. ATKINS was born in Duxbury and enlisted from that town. He helped to organize the company and was with it from first to last, doing good duty as a soldier. He married Laura Griffith just before he left for the war. Children. Frank C. Sidney E., Roy C. His residence was Duxbury for some years after the war. Occupation a farmer and sawyer. His present home is in Moretown where he has lived about ten years.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 123


Funeral of E. G. Atkins Held at His Late Home

The funeral of the late E. G. Atkins took place from his late residence Wednesday at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Mr. Adams of Waterbury officiated. Many relatives and friends and neighbors attested by their presence of the high esteem they entertained for the deceased. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Atkins of Bennington, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Godfrey of Stowe, Mr. and Mrs. Smith of Waterbury, Mrs. J. W. Taylor of Montpelier, Theodore Atkins of Barre and John D. Bidgood of Montpelier attended the funeral of the late E. G. Atkins.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 15, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.