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Dunton, Warren Robbins

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, USA, VRC, USV
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 9/16/61, 1SGT, Co. E, 5th VT INF, comn 2LT, Co. F, 6/21/62 (6/21/62), tr to Co. C, 7/9/62, pr 1LT, Co. B, 11/22/62 (11/22/62), wdd, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62, dis/wds 3/31/63; comn 1LT, VRC, 10/21/63, CPT, 6/21/65; m/o 6/30/66; 2LT, 2nd US INF, 3/26/67, unassigned 3/20/70, assigned to 19th US INF, 8/3/70, pr 1LT 12/31/72, retired for disab in line of duty 6/28/78, Bvt 1LT, USA, 3/2/67, for gallant service at the battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Bvt MAJ USV, 3/13/65, for gallant and meritorious service during the war

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VITALS

Birth: 05/1839, Dorset, VT
Death: 04/28/1902

Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 74844197

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Italo Collection, 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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

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Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Warren R. Dunton

Fitchburg Sentinel
Tuesday - 29 Apr 1902

OLD SOLDIER GONE

Booneville, Mo., April 29 - Warren R. Dunton, first lieutentant and brevet major, retired, died here yesterday. His home was at Dorset, Vt., where his body will be taken for interment. Major Dunton enlisted in 1861 as first sergeant company E, Fifth Vermont volunteer infantry and was made brevet major on account of meritorious service at the battle of Fredericksburg.

Contributed by Erik Hinckley.

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