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Havens, Edwin W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 40, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/30/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, Andersonville, d/prison 7/29/64 (dysentery)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1822, Newport, RI
Death: 08/24/1864

Burial: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA
Marker/Plot: 6657
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 51137140

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Edwin W. Havens

EDWIN W. HAVENS, born Newport R.I., enlisted in the 9th Vt. Reg., May 30, '62, age 40, mustered in as private, in Co. H., July 9, '62, at Brattleboro; taken prisoner, Sept 15, '62 at Harpers Ferry with his regiment --- paroled and sent to Chicago, remained till April, '63, when he returned to Virginia; Feb 2, '64, at the Battle of Newport Barracks, taken prisoner, and sent to Andersonville; after suffering all the horrors of that Southern ---, died, Aug 24, '64; was buried there among those thousands of murdered men. His grave number is 6657.

Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:752

Submitted By: Deanna French.

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