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Chilson, George Augustus

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 27th MA INF
Service: residence Westhampton, enl & m/i, Pvt, Co. A., 27th MA INF, 2/29/64, m/o 7/18/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1847, Westhampton, MA
Death: 07/30/1911


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/20/1890, VT; widow Jane Camp, 8/17/1911, VT, not approved
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: Admitted to Soldiers' Home 1910/11?, transferred to Brattleboro Asylum

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Article

READSBORO George Chilson, who has been in the Soldiers' Home in Bennington a few weeks, has been adjudged insane and will be removed to Brattleboro.

Source: Deerfield Valley Times, March 24, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Obituary

READSBORO Word was received Wednesday of the death, in Brattleboro retreat, of George Chilson of this place. Mr. Chilson was an old soldier and his last illness dates from Memorial Day, 1910. Mrs. Chilson is in poor health having sustained a slight shock.

Source: Deerfield Valley Times, August 4, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.