Age: 44, credited to Middletown Springs, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/63, m/i 12/19/63, Pvt, Co. C, 10th VT INF, wdd, 3/15/65, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: abt 1819, Whitehall, NY
Death: After 03/07/1867
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, SD
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 120744179
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
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: 10th Vt. History off-site
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Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, SD
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CASE.—Private Owen Huggins, Co. C, 10th Vermont Volunteers, aged 50 years, was wounded before Petersburg, Virginia, March 25th, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which fractured the left parietal bone. He was admitted to the hospital at City Point on the same day; on April 5th, was sent to the Fairfax Seminary Hospital; on April 12th, he was sent northward, and on the 15th, was admitted to the Sloan Hospital at Montpelier. He was discharged the service June 28th, 1865, and pensioned. The wound had not closed, and some necrosed bone remained undetached. On March 28th, 1868, Pension Examiner G. W. Vanderhull reported that the bone was necrosed and depressed. The patient suffered from pain in the head with loss of memory. His disability was rated total and permanent.
Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 186.