Wakefield, Charles H.
Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Service: appt Acting 3rd Asst ENGNR, USN, 3/10/63, m/o 7/29/65, vessels: Fort Jackson
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Birth: 01/25/1835, Bath, ME
Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79198308
Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Not Found
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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Charles H. Wakefield
Well Known Resident Died This Morning at Soldiers Home
Charles H. Wakefield died at the Soldiers' Home this morning after a long illness.
He was born in Bath, Me., in 1825, therefore was 85 years old. He served in the navy during the Civil war, as acting third assistant engineer, on the frigate Jackson, and was admitted to the Home October 16, 1908. He was well known here and had a large number of friends.Mr. Wakefield leaves a wife but no children.
Source: Bennington Banner, 26 Nov 1910
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux