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Chandler, Dana Pitt

Age: 22, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. F, 16th VT INF, mwia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, d/wds 7/15/63, Camden Street Hosp, Baltimore, MD

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Birth: 1840, Wilmington, VT
Death: 07/15/1863

Burial: Chandler Family Cemetery, Wilmington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 190124660
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: Originally buried in Plot 658, Loudon Park (National) Cemetery, Baltimore

2nd Great Granduncle of Sally Phillips, Shelburne Falls, MA

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Chandler Family Cemetery, Wilmington, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.

(Courtesy of Sally Phillips)

Sally says that Dana's niece, Mattie Chandler (1871-1916) married Lewis Hix's grandson, Leslie Hicks (1869-1954).

Civil War Notes copied from C. M. Russell Diary, Wilmington, VT, library.

Saturday, July 4, 1863
…The wounded from Co. F are in a house about 4 miles distant. Lieut. Lawton had his arm amputated this morning at the shoulder. He was struck by a piece of shell carrying away his ear at the same time. This seems to(o) bad. Corp. Ballou wounded in leg by grape shot; D.P. Chandler in thigh by minnie ball; Thos. Miner, bowels by piece of shell; A. Reed - hand; A. Pike - hand; C. Bemis - side; A. Bugbee - head; F. Morse - foot; Barrett - leg, minnie ball.

July 16
News of the death of Lieut. Lawton reached us. Very sad.

Sat., July 25th, 1863
Showery. Bad time for haying. Father has but just begun. Mr. Morris helps him. Feel pretty slimsy - guess I'm going to be sick. Mother and I went out to funeral of Dana (Chandler) - his body arrived today - poor boy. But a few folks there - 5 soldiers. Staid to supper.

Contributed by Sally Phillips.

(Compiled Military Service Record)