Abbey, Alanson L.
Age: 28, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 5th NY CAV, 96th NY INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, FFR, Co. I, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 3/10/65, m/i 3/14/65, Pvt, Co. K, 5th NY CAV, m/o 7/19/65, Winchester, VA; also FFR, 96th NY INF
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Birth: 05/1834, Vermont
Burial: Glens Falls Cemetery, Glens Falls, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 38733860
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date/location
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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DEATH OF ALANSON L. ABBEY
Word was received here Wednesday evening of the death of Alanson L. Abbey of Glens Falls, N.Y., at the age of 83 years. Mr. Abbey was born in Middlebury and was the son of Capt. Orrin and Dinis (Tucker) Abbey. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ashcroft of Hudson, N.Y., and Mrs. Flora Hunter of Glens Falls, with whom he made his home, and one son, also two brothers Otis Abbey of Middlebury and Osmond Abbey of Gainesville, Texas, and a half brother, George E. Abbey of Middlebury. Mr. Abbey was a Civil War veteran, having served in Company I, 1st Vermont Infantry as a musician and later in a New York regiment.
Source: Middlebury Register, November 10, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.