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Atherton, Marshall Bertrand
Age: 20, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 10th MO INF
Service: enl 8/8/61, CPL, Co. E, 10th MO INF, pr SGT 8/5/62, dis/dsb 3/21/63, Genl Hosp, Jefferson Barracks, MO (pneumonia/chronic diarrhoea)
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Birth: About 1838, Cavendish, VT
Burial: Cavendish Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 72996097
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application, 11/7/1863, not approved; mother Deborah, 8/24/1864
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: Brother of Eliza N. Aiken, nee Atherton, Civil War Nurse, USV, Burial record incorrectly says he served in 10th VT INF
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Village Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
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In Cavendish, August 3d, of chronic diarrhea contracted when up the Tallahatchie, at the residence of his mother, Marshall Bertrand Atherton, 1st Sergeant of Co. E, 10th Mo. Reg., aged 25.
Source: Vermont Journal, September 26, 1863.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.