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In Grateful Memory

The following soldiers died today, 21st July, during the war:

Coxwell, Levi, age 0, cred. to Hinesburg, VT
Service: enl, Chateaugay, 1/4/64, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, 14th NY ARTY, tr to Co. M, 6th NY HARTY 1/4/64, pow, date?, Andersonville, d/dis, 7/21/64
born: abt 1819 , Hinesburg, VT; died 07/21/1864; buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA

Evans, William M., age 33, cred. to Guilford, VT
Service: 1st Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 7/13/63, m/i 7/29/63, PVT, Co. B, 6th VT INF, d/dis 7/21/64
born: unknown, England; died 07/21/1864; buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Heeny, Christopher, age 0, cred. to Rutland, VT
Service: 2nd NY VET CAV, d/dis, 7/21/64, New Orleans, LA
born: abt 1845, Rutland, VT; died 07/21/1864; buried: Buried in an unmarked grave, , LA

Hill, Ebenezer W., age 43, cred. to Georgia, VT
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64, d/wds 7/21/64
born: abt 1821, Georgia, VT; died 07/21/1864; buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Jackson, Daniel, age 18, cred. to Castleton, VT
Service: enl, Brattleboro, 2/15/64, m/i, 3/24/64, Pvt, Co. I, 43rd US CINF, d/dis, 7/21/64
born: abt 1846, Fair Haven, VT; died 07/21/1864; buried: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, VA

Louis, Henry, age 0, cred. to Brattleboro, VT
Service: Recruit/substitute - enl 6/28/64, m/i 6/28/64, slated for 45th US CINF, but d/svc 7/21/64, Rendezvous Depot, New Haven CT
born: abt 1844, Fredericksburg, VA; died 07/21/1864; buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, CT

Owens, John, age 23, cred. to Rutland, VT
Service: enl 12/18/63, m/i 12/18/63, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, mwia, 6/13/64, d/wds 7/21/64
born: abt 1840, Elizabethtown, NY; died 07/21/1864; buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Ralph, Augustus O., age 19, cred. to Northfield, VT
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. H, 6th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, mwia, 7/11/64, d/wds 7/21/64
born: abt 1842, Woodstock, VT; died 07/21/1864; buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA


Legend: 1C - 1st Class; 1SGT - First Sergeant; 1LT - First Lieutenant; 2C - 2nd Class; 2LT - Second Lieutenant; 3C - 3rd Class; A.C. - Army Corps; AG - Adjutant General; AAG - Assistant Adjutant General; AAAG - Acting Assistant Adjutant General; AACS - Acting Assistant Commissary of Subsistence; AAQM - Acting Assistant Quartermaster; ACT - Acting; ADC - Aide-de-Camp; AIG - Assistant Inspector General; A&IG - Adjutant & Inspector General; AoP - Army of the Potomac; A.P.M. - Additional Paymaster; AQM - Assistant Quartermaster; ARTIF - Artificer; ASURG - Assistant Surgeon; AWOL - Awary Without Official Leave; BGen - Brigadier General; BGLR - Bugler; BNDMSTR - Bandmaster; BTRY - Battery; Bvt - brevet; enl - enlisted; CH BGLR - Chief Bugler; CMSR - Compiled Military Service Record; CON - Consolidated (a regiment); CS - Commissary of Subsistence; com - commissioned; CPL - Corporal; CPT - Captain; cred. - credited to; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; CSSGT - Commissary Sergeant; CSA - Confederate States Army; d/dis - died of disease; d/prison - died in prison*; d/svc - died in service (cause unknown); d/wds - died of wounds; dis/dsb - discharged for disability; dis/dishon - dishonorable discharge; DRMMAJ - Drum Major; DRMR - Drummer; dsrtd - deserted; ENG - Engineer; FFR - Fifer; FMAJ - Fife Major; FN - Fireman; GCM - general court martial; gsw - gunshot wound; Hosp. - Hospital; Hosp. Stwrd - Hospital Steward; IG - Inspector General, INF - Infantry; kia - killed in action; LARTY - Light Artillery; LNDS - Landsman; MGen - Major General; m/i - mustered in; m/o - mustered out; MSCN - Musician; mwia - mortally wounded in action; n.d. - no date; nfr - no further record; P.M. - Paymaster; pow - taken prisoner; pr - promoted; PRIN MSCN - Principle Musician; prld - paroled; QM - Quartermaster; QMSGT - Quartermaster Sergeant; RCM - Regimental Court Martial; RCRT - Recruit; red - reduced (demoted); Regtl - Regimental; resgd - resigned; RQM - Regimental Quartermaster; SDLR - Saddler; SGT - Sergeant; SGTMJR - Sergeant Major; SOWD - Special Order, War Department; SURG - Surgeon; SVC - Service; tr to/from - transferred to/from
Unasgd - Unassigned
USA - US Army
USCA - US Colored Artillery; USCI - US Colored Infantry; USSS - US Sharpshooters; USV - US Volunteers; VHAC - Vermont Heavy Artillery Company; VRC - Veterans Reserve Corps; VVC - Vermont Volunteer Cavalry; VVI - Vermont Volunteer Infantry; WGNR - Wagoner; wdd - wounded
* NOTE: d/prison may include those who died on parole as a result of imprisonment

Source of roster information: basic information on enlistments, promotions, casualties, etc. comes from the 1892 "Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers," and additional information from a variety of sources, including cemetery, pension, census and other records as well as obituaries and published biographies of individuals, when available.