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Nelson, Orin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 2/18/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. G, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Wilmington NC, d/prison 3/6/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1847, Woodbury, VT
Death: 03/05/1865

Burial: Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 165294519

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Obituary

At U.S. General Hospital, Wilmington, N.C., Orrin Nelson, Co. B, 4th Vt. Regiment, formerly of Woodbury, Vt., aged 18 years and 4 months.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, March 21, 1865

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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