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Dewey, Peter G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65 (real name Pierre Desautels)

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VITALS

Birth: 12/04/1842, Saint Malo, PQ, Canada
Death: 03/28/1923

Burial: St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Desautels, Pierre
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th Vt. History off-site, VHS Collections
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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