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Cleveland, Reuben B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. B, 3rd VT INF, tr to VRC 11/20/63, m/o 7/20/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1836, Newport, VT
Death: 06/17/1867

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 180474778

MORE INFORMATION

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: None

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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT

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Reuben Cleveland

LAMOILLE NEWSDEALER: APRIL 19, 1861

 

Reuben Cleveland, who has of late been in the employ of R.S. Page, of this village, on hearing of the attack on Fort Sumter, was so filled with a desire to be with its defenders, that he could not work, and all day Tuesday he sat about the premises of Mr. Page, mourning over his inability to participate in the fight in defense of the “Stars and Stripes.” In the evening, he told Mr. Page that he wanted to “settle” as he intended to embrace the first opportunity to enlist in the federal service. At noon on Wednesday, he took his valise and started south, on foot, through the snow, which was falling fast at the time.

Submitted by Deanna French.



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