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Newman, Augustus E.


Age: 18, credited to Windsor, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. A, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: abt 1846, Windsor, VT
Death: 05/23/1907

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 131257018


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/11/1898, NY
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


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St. Marys Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, NY

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Veteran of the Civil War who Lived Long in Hoosick Falls.

Augustus Newman, a veteran of the civil war, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. J. F. Camp this morning after an illness extending over a period of four months. He had resided in town nine years coming here from Hoosick Falls where he had lived for years. He was born in Windsor in 1847 and where he has a brother now living. He was a good citizen and universally liked and esteemed by all who knew him.

Mr. Newman served during the civil war in Co. A, 12th Vermont volunteers. He was a member of the local G.A.R. post and much interested in its work and prosperity. He leaves two children, Mrs. J. F. Camp at whose residence he died and Edward A. Newman also a resident of this village. The flag over the post rooms is at half mast this morning in his memory. The funeral will be held from St. Francis de Sales church Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. Interment at Hoosick falls.

Source: Bennington Banner, May 23, 1907

The funeral of Augustus Newman was held from St. Francis church this morning. A number of former comrades and veterans were present. Rev. A. J. Barron officiated. The body was taken to Hoosick Falls for burial in St. Mary's cemetery.

Source: Bennington Banner, May 25, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.