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Buswell, Brigham

Age: 19, credited to Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 1st USSS
Service: enl 9/11/61, m/i 9/13/61, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, wdd, 7/1/62, dis/wds, 1/26/63

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Birth: 09/12/1842, Grantham, NH
Death: 07/13/1942

Burial: IOOF Cemetery, Elma, WA
Marker/Plot: Row 7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 13194538
Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

2nd Great Grandfather of Jennifer Gigliotti, Plain City, OH

Great Grandfather of Diane Nelson Bogue, Bellevue, WA

Great Grandfather of Guy Buswell, Toledo, WA

Great Grandfather of Robert Clark Buswell Jr., Albany, OR

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Following discharge for wounds 1/26/1863, Brigham Buswell lived in Boston and East Cambridge, where he married and operated Studley & Buswell Apothecary. In 1870 he sold his business and moved to Hastings, Nebraska. In 1884 his wife and four of seven children died. He married again in 1886 and had seven more children. In 1900 they moved to Elma, Washington. After his wife's death in 1917, he moved to Seattle, to live with a daughter (my grandmother).

Contributed by Diane Nelson Bogue, Bellevue, WA