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Age: 21, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/24/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. H, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 06/21/1846, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada East
Burial: Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/3/1883, VT
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: DIed at Bennington Soldiers Home; death certificate listed under BOIRA
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Village Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
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The death of Charles Bovia, an inmate of the Soldiers Home occurred Friday evening at that institution, of heart failure. The deceased who was 64 years of age, was a member of Company H, 7th Vermont regiment He was admitted from Readsboro several years ago. He had been confined to the hospital only a short time. The remains were taken to Readsboro on the noon train for the funeral and burial.
Source: Bennington Banner, April 9, 1910
Contributed by Tom Boudreau
Charles Bovia, formerly of Readsboro, died at the Soldiers’ Home in Bennington, Friday, April 8, at the age of 63 years and 9 months. Mr. Bovia was an old soldier and was a member of Company H, Seventh Vermont regiment and served two years and six months in the Civil war. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon in St. Joachim’s church. The bearers were Henry Douglass, Marvin Berard, H. K. Wilson, Louis Steady, Bert Priest and H. J. Scott. The burial was in the village cemetery.
Source: Deerfield Valley Times, April 15, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.