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Griswold, Hugh H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to West Fairlee, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 3/12/64, m/i 4/12/64, SGT, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/05/1843, Randolph, VT
Death: 01/26/1887

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Photo Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

Biography

CORPORAL HUGH H. GRISWOLD enlisted in Waterbury and early in his service was detailed Color Corporal and served In that capacity during his term of service. He was not a very rugged boy; was only 19 years old, and he was off duty frequently from sickness. When he was well wherever the colors went he went. I have known little of him since the war but he died some years ago./p>

Source: Sturtevant, p. 674

Obituary

WATERBURY -- Hugh Griswold aged 54 years, died from paralysis at Barton. He was at work on a church, and lived but a day or two after the attack. He was buried here Friday.

A wife and son are left to mourn his loss together, and a sister, and aged mother.

He was a first class carpenter and joiner, and a Soldier in the Union Army.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 4, 1887
Courtesy of Deanna French



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