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Calderwood, Andrew

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/1/64, m/i 9/1/64, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, "once, while away from camp, he was taken prisoner, but made his escape by running from his two captors, preferring the risk of being killed by a bullet to the horrors of a rebel prison (gmr)," kia, Namozine Creek, 4/3/65 (minnie ball through the heart); received $625 bounty

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Glover, VT
Death: 04/03/1865

Burial: Village Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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

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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT

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Obituary

First Vt. Cavalry Casualties in the Last Campaign

Killed April 3 Andrew Calderwood, I.

Source: Vermont Watchman, May 5, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.