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Drown, Nelson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. I, 15th VT INF; sick with typhoid fever, sent to Fairfax Seminary Hosp., 5/7/63; detailed as Nurse, 6/7/63, remaining at hosp. until 8/1/63; m/o 8/5/63, Brattleboro

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VITALS

Birth: 1820, Swanton, VT
Death: 02/08/1914

Burial: Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1880
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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Village Cemetery, Greensboro, VT

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Obituary

GREENSBORO Death of Nelson Drown - Civil War Veteran

Nelson Drown died Sunday afternoon at the home of his son, N L Drown, where he lived for several years. Mr. Drown had been feeble for a long time, but was feeling as well as usual in the morning, and said he was going to church. He went to his room to get ready and not going out again as soon as expected his son went to and found him lying down. Mr. Drown said he he was not feeling quite as well and thought he would not go to church. A doctor was called but he continued to fail and died in a few hours. He was 77 years of age and was an original member of Company I, 15th regiment, Vermont Volunteers.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 10, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.