Carlton, Rush B.
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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Birth: abt 1840, Woodstock, VT
Burial: Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 176383046
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Phebe, 12/23/1875, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Alexandria National Cemetery, VA
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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.