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Lewis, DeForest L.


Age: 20, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/12/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 9/23/63, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: abt 1841, Middlesex, VT
Death: 04/15/1907

Burial: Canton Cemetery, Canton, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/5/1889, VT; widow Fanny, 729/1907, VT
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


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Canton Cemetery, Canton, MA

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


De Forest Lewis, who died in the sanatorium in Randolph Monday afternoon, was a veteran of the Civil War and was captured and detained in Libby prison. He is survived by his wife and four children, Frederick and Albert Lewis, of Boston, Henry Lewis, of Clinton, Conn., and Miss Bessie Lewis, a student at the University of Vermont, Burlington.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, April 18, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.