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Beach, Charles Edmund
Age: 18, credited to Panton, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 2nd NY VET CAV
Service: enl 9/16/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. I, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; Co. I, 2nd NY VET CAV
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Birth: 03/21/1845, Essex, NY
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 24810314
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1888, VT
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: Died in Pinellas, FL
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Charles E. Beach Dies in Florida
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 21. - Charles Edmund Beach, 89, active in G.A.R. Circle here and in Vermont, died this afternoon at his home here. He suffered a stroke November13.
A direct descendant of the Puritan life of John and Priscilla Alden, Mr. Beach served for three years in the Civil War with the Vermont Infantry and the 2nd New York Veteran Cavalry.
He was selected treasurer of the Vermont Soldiers' Home in 1914 and held that office until he came here in 1923. He was a charter member of the local Vermont Tourist Society.
His only survivors are his daughter, Mrs. C. R. Hutchinson, her husband and two granddaughters. Mr. Beach was commander of the local G.A.R. Post for eight years. He held several national offices in the organization and was a former commander of Vermont and Florida departments.
Source: Burlington Free Press, November 22, 1934
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.