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Cushman, Edmond E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to West Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 7/2/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, pr CPL 4/1/63, pr SGT 5/14/64, pr 1SGT, 8/31/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, comn 2LT, Co. B, 3/28/65 (4/26/65), m/o 7/11/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/13/1842, Windsor, VT
Death: 04/25/1918

Burial: Cherry Hill Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Marker/Plot: 25
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 75404832

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Italo Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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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Tombstone

Cherry Hill Cemetery, Bethel, VT

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Portrait

Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Portrait

(Italo Collection)

Photograph

(Jones Collection)

Obituary

BETHEL

Edmond E. Cushman, a veteran of the Civil War and past commander of David Lillie Post, No. 61, G.A.R., died Thursday at Dr. Greene's sanitarium, where he had been several weeks for treatment. He enlisted as a private in Company A, Third Vermont Regiment, and served through the war, being transferred to Company B in the same regiment and commissioned second lieutenant May 28, 1865. He was wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864. He married Marietta Bowen, daughter of Orville Bowen of this village, and she survives him. About 20 years ago they came here to live and he was prominent in town affairs, serving many years as deputy sheriff and constable. He also was prominent in White River Lodge, F. and A.M., and in the Congregational Church. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the house and at Cherry Hill cemetery, the Masonic ritual being recited.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 2, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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