Root, Charles K.
Age: 18, credited to Hubbardton, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 2/29/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. I, 17th VT INF, d/dis 8/28/64
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Birth: abt 1844, Rutland, VT
Burial: East Hubbardton Cemetery, Hubbardton, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 42453537
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Sylvia., 05/06/1880
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cenotaph at East Hubbardton Cemetery, Hubbardton, VT
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ROOT – Aug. 28th, in U. S. hospital at Alexandria, Va., of chronic diarrhea and fever, after a sickness of several weeks, Charles K. Root, member of Co. I, 17th Vt. Vols., and only son of Mr. and Mrs. Seneca Root of East Hubbardton, Vt., aged 20 years and 3 months.
Source: Rutland Herald, Sep. 8, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.