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Carlton, Rush B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. F, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64, d/wds 5/27/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Woodstock, VT
Death: 05/27/1864

Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Marker/Plot: A/1940
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 176383046

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Phebe, 12/23/1875, not approved
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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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

At King St. Hospital, Alexandria, Va., May 27th, of wounds received in the first day’s battle of the wilderness, Rush B. Carlton, member of Co. F, 3d Vt. Vol., in the 22d year of his age. He was a true soldier, beloved by all, and it is believed he died the death of a Christian.

Source: Vermont Journal, June 4, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.