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Reed, Gustavus


Age: 30, credited to Danby, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 2nd VT INF, VRC, 194th NY INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 3/10/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 9/2/62; 8-12/63, 172nd Co., 2nd Btln, VRC; 3-5/65, Pvt, Co. F, 194th NY INF

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Birth: 01/22/1831, Rupert, VT
Death: 09/04/1893

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Stephen R. Payne
Findagrave Memorial #: 117556359


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: None


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Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT

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Death of Gustavus Reed

Gustavus Reed, who died at his home in Londonderry Sept. 4, was a war veteran, having served his country faithfully in the war for the Union. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss, who by her untiring devotion to her husband during his long and tedious illness, has won the esteem and sympathy of the entire community. Mr. Reed was buried from the Congregational church in the near-by cemetery at Londonderry. Hooker post followed their comrade to his last resting place with appropriate honors. At the autopsy, held Tuesday, the diagnosis of the case was corroborated, that of cancer of the stomach. Mr. Reed was unable to take any food for 14 days before his death.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, September 8, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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