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Carasaw, William
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 44, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 26th USCI
Service: enl, Plattsburg, 9/1/64, Pvt, Co. A, 26th USCI, 9/1/64, pr SGT, date?, m/o 8/28/65

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VITALS
Birth: 1820, Watervliet, NY
Death: 09/17/1886

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 3rd row in from Rt 22A fence, vicinity of Flagpole
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 76214662
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Eliza, 9/27/1888
Portrait?: New York State Military Museum
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

William Carasaw, for many years a resident of Vergennes, Vt., died on the 17th ult., suddenly, of heart disease, aged 66 years. He served through the war in Co. A, 26th NY Vols. [US Colored Troops] He was formerly a resident of North Elba, N.Y., and it is said, was one of those placed upon the John Brown tract by Gerrit Smith.

Plattsburgh [NY] Sentinel, Oct. 1, 1886.

Contributed by Greg Furness, Mineville, NY.

Note from Greg about William's tombstone: 3rd row in from Rte 22A fence, vicinity of Flagpole & middle set of stone gate pillars. Old, cast iron "Post 3, G.A.R." star marker by stone. [ Ethan Allen Post 3, Vergennes ]

See also - Civil War Photos: William Carasaw.