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Johnson, Chester J.


Age: 21, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 7/5/64, m/i 7/6/64, Pvt, Co. I, 17th VT INF, mwia, Petersburg, 4/2/65, d/wds 5/9/65

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Birth: abt 1841, Washington, VT
Death: 05/09/1865

Burial: South Washington Cemetery, Washington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Stephen R. Payne
Findagrave Memorial #: 116995350


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother C. A. Tucker, 10/20/1865
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.


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Cenotaph in South Washington Cemetery, Washington, VT

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At the U. S Hospital, Philadelphia, May 9th, Mr. Chester J. Johnson, of Washington, a member of Co. Q, 17th Vt. Vols., aged 20 years.

Source: Vermont Journal, May 20, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.