Fuller, Austin Weld
Age: 19, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 10th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9.61, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, 2SGT, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pr CSSGT 1/19/63, comn 2LT, Co. K, 6/6/64 (6/24/64), wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, Bvt 1LT 3/13/65, Bvt CPT 6/25/66 for gallantry at Cedar Creek, dis/wds 12/15/64
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Birth: 09/08/1841, Norwich, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 14722998
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/8/1865
Portrait?: Charles Collection, VHS Collections, History 10th Infantry
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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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Austin W. Fuller
Fuller, Austin W., Enosburgh; Mustered in as private, Co. C., 1st Vt., 9 May 1861; Mustered out 15 Aug 1862 (sic); Mustered in as Sergt. Co. I., 10th Vt., 1 Sep 1862; appointed Commissary-Sergeant 19 Jan 1863, and discharged as 2d Lieutenant Co. K, 15 Dec 1864, on account. of wounds received at Cedar Creek; Brevet, 1st Lieutenant and Captain U. S. Volunteers for gallantry at Cedar Creek, and later appointed 2d Lieutenant in the VRC, serving three years; six months of this time on Body Guard of President Johnson at the executive Mansion, Washington, D. C., and afterwards for over two years in the Freedman's Bureau in North Carolina; discharged from the U. S. service 15 Jun 1868, being the last volunteer officer of his rank in the service.
Note: A picture of this soldier is available in the Charles Collection.