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Hewitt, George W.


Age: 29, credited to Charlotte, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 3/31/64, m/i 4/12/64, CPL, Co. H, 17th VT INF, wdd 6/18/64, red 6/23/64, tr to VRC 11/22/64, m/o 7/21/65

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Birth: 11/10/1836, Middlebury, VT
Death: 03/26/1906

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: 34
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1866; widow Hariett, 4/3/1906, VT
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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Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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George W. Hewitt died at his home in this village Sunday morning after a brief illness from pneumonia at the age of 70 yrs. Mr. Hewitt was born Nov 10, 1837, in the state of New York, where his early life was passed in the canal business, later moving to this vicinity, where he resided on North St., for several years. He had resided at his late home in this village for about 20 yrs., and has been engaged in farming. During the Civil War he served in Company H, 17th Vt. Vol., with an honorable military record. He was married Sept. 1, 1855 to Harriet Chapman who with one son Benjamin of Lynn, Mass., survives, who have the sympathy of large circle of friends in this their bereavement. Funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Mr. Washburne of Middlebury officiating. The bearers were Joseph Roberts, Almond Eno, George Hodges and Wallace Newton, comrades of the G. A. R. The interment was in the family lot in Prospect cemetery.

Source: Middlebury Register, March 30, 1906.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.