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Wakefield, Charles H.


Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): USN
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
Death: 11/26/1910

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79198308


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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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