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Downs, Andrew J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/8/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 02/05/1840, Bennington, VT
Death: 08/22/1908

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 95653637

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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BURIAL:

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Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, August 27, 1908

Andrew J. Downs, who died Saturday at his home in Bennington, of apoplexy, was born in Bennington sixty-nine years ago and was a member of Company A of the famous Second Vermont Volunteers during the Civil War. He is survived by his wife.

Caledonian-Record

March 31, 1915

Col. Joel H. Lucia of Montpelier died March 22 after a long illness. He was a member of Company D, 14th Vermont and served throughout the war losing his left arm at the battle of poplar Spring church. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Rose Lucia, principal of the primary schools of Montpelier, who spends her summers at St. Johnsbury East.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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