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Williams, Charles B.


Age: 21, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 5th US ARTY
Service: enl, Buffalo, NY, 8/14/62, Pvt, Btry G, 5th US ARTY, d/dis, 8/1/63, Port Hudson, LA

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Birth: 1842, Clarendon, VT
Death: 08/01/1863

Cenotaph: North Orwell Cemetery, Orwell, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 132705416


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father Stephen, 11/27/1868
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Gravestone says died 8/12/1863, but at odds with obituary and US Army Register of Enlistments - "Died Aug. 1/63 of Disease at Port Hudson, La., a Pvt."


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Cenotaph at North Cemetery, Orwell, VT

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WILLIAMS - At Port Hudson, Miss. , Aug. 1, 1863, after some weeks illness, from debility and exhaustion, Charles B. Williams, only remaining child of Rev. Stephen Williams, of Orwell, Vt. , aged 21 years. He was a member of Company G, 5th U. S. Artillery.

Source: Rutland Herald, August 27, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.