Bump, Christopher Columbus
Age: 19, credited to Leicester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/64, m/i 8/24/64, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: abt 1845, Brandon, VT
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, MA
Marker/Plot: Section A #27
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 48270517
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/5/1879
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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NATIVE OF BRANDON
C.C. Bump, Dead at Winchendon, Mass., Was Civil War Veteran.
Winchendon, Mass., Aug. 15. – Christopher C. Bump, aged 69 years, died at his home at 11 East street yesterday afternoon. He was born in Brandon, Vt., son of Silas and Mary (McDonald) Bump. Mr. Bump served during the Civil war in Co C. Eleventh Vermont heavy artillery. At the close of the war he came to Winchendon and for 35 years was employed at the factory of M. E. Converse & Son as foreman in the new room.
He was a member of Gilman C. Parker post, G.A.R., and Watatic tribe, I.O.R.M., of this town, and is survived by three sons; John A. of Gardner, Charles R. and George E. of Winchendon.
Source: Barre Times, Aug. 15, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.