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In Grateful Memory

The following soldiers died today, 24th August, during the war:

Brown, James H., age 21, cred. to Lunenburg, VT
Service: enl 12/10/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, d/dis 8/24/64 (orig bur. Jacob Stirdes Farm)
born: Unknown, Hereford, PQ, Canada; died 08/24/1864; buried: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Claflin, Levi D., age 18, cred. to Brookfield, VT
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. C, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl 2/22/64, cred Randolph, VT, m/i 3/4/64, Pvt, Co. D, 17th VT INF, d/dis 8/24/64
born: abt 1844, Rochester, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Dean, Simon P., age 32, cred. to Barnard, VT
Service: enl 12/15/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, mwia, Charles Town, 8/21/64, d/wds 8/24/64
born: abt 1831, Barnard, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Dodge, Wesley M., age 18, cred. to Andover, VT
Service: enl 12/12/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. G, 7th VT INF, reen 2/19/64, d/dis 8/24/64, NY, NY
born: 1843, Andover, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Simonsville Cemetery, Andover, VT

Dwinell, Carlos W., age 23, cred. to Glover, VT
Service: comn 2LT, Co. D, 6th VT INF, 10/8/61 (10/15/61), pr 1LT, 1/11/62 (1/11/62), pr Adjutant, 11/1/62 (1/14/63), pr CPT, Co. C, 1/12/63 (1/23/63), pr MAJ, 6/27/64 (7/10/64), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, mwia, Charles Town, 8/21/64, d/wds 8/24/64, Baltimore, MD
born: 1838, Calais, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT

Farwell, Francis M., age 23, cred. to Wallingford, VT
Service: enl 11/11/63, m/i 12/1/63, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, mwia, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, d/wds 8/24/64
born: abt 1840, Wallingford, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Havens, Edwin W., age 40, cred. to Stowe, VT
Service: enl 5/30/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, d/prison 7/29/64 (dysentery)
born: abt 1822, Newport, RI; died 08/24/1864; buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA

Kimball, Andrew J., age 26, cred. to Weathersfield, VT
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, tr to 5th US CAV 10/30/62, d/accident, 8/24/64
born: abt 1835, New Hampshire; died 08/24/1864; buried: Final resting place unknown, ,

Ormsbee, Smith, age 44, cred. to Marshfield, VT
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. G, 4th VT INF, mwia, Charles Town, 8/21/64, d/wds 8/24/64
born: 09/08/1818, Montpelier, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Dwinell-Beaver Cemetery, Marshfield, VT

Ransom, George W., age 22, cred. to Hardwick, VT
Service: enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, d/prison 8/24/64 (dysentery)
born: abt 1841, Walden, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA

Trow, Kendrick, age 44, cred. to Cabot, VT
Service: enl 9/23/63, m/i 3/4/64, Pvt, Co. D, 17th VT INF, pow 6/25/64, Andersonville, d/prison 8/24/64 (debilitas)
born: abt 1819, Barre, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA

Tucker, Milo, age 38, cred. to Strafford, VT
Service: enl 12/19/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, d/prison 8/24/64
born: abt 1823, Tunbridge, VT; died 08/24/1864; buried: Final resting place unknown, ,

Webb, Brush M., age 0, cred. to Essex, VT
Service: 16th NY INF
born: 08/25/1834, Unknown; died 08/24/1864; buried: Village Cemetery, Essex, VT


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.