Dunton, Warren Robbins
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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Birth: 05/1839, Dorset, VT
Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 74844197
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT
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Warren R. Dunton
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.