Proud, Austin M.
Age: 18, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. A, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63
enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 1844, Pownal, VT
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
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The funeral of Austin M. Proud, who died Saturday was held in the Baptist church Tuesday, Rev. G. H. Mohl officiating. Mr. Proud who was 69 years of age was a veteran of the civil war where he served with honor. He was a good citizen and had many friends. Many gathered to pay their last tribute of respect. At the close of the regular service the comrades of Custer Post, G. A. R. in charge of Albert Downs conducted a memorial service. Besides his wife, Mr. Proud leaves two daughters, Mrs. F. L. Blair, of Boston, Mass., Miss Daisy Proud, of Buffalo, N. Y., and three sons, Daniel F. of this town, Winfield, of St. Louis, Mo., and Joseph of Pittsfield, Mass. Also two brothers, Winfield, of North Adams, Mass., and John R., of North Pownal. The funeral was in the family lot in Oak Hill cemetery.
Source: Bennington Banner, February 27, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.