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Spicer, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 40, credited to Enosburgh, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 10/15/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. K, 6th VT INF, pr CPL, m/o 10/28/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1820, Berkshire, VT
Death: 07/05/1914

Burial: Missisquoi Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/10/1880
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: Not to be confused with Charles L. Spicer (1846-1914), Greenwood Cemetery, St., Albans, whose gravestone incorrectly lists him as the veteran.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Missisquoi Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT

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Obituary

WEST ENOSBURG

The funeral of Charles Spicer, the oldest man in town, who died Sunday evening, July 5, at the home of his son, F.W. Spicer, was held at the home Tuesday afternoon, July 7 at 1 o'clock, the Rev. John Wriston, pastor of the Methodist church at Enosburg Falls, officiating. Burial was in Missisquoi cemetery here beside his wife, who died several years ago. The bearers were F.W. Spicer, C.H. Carpenter, Edgar Houston, and W.J. Chaffee. The services at the grave were in the charge of Pixley post, No. 102, G.A.R. Mr. Spicer celebrated his ninety-fourth birthday anniversary last March. He had been in failing health for several months and suffered from dropsy for a few weeks. He was a member of Pixley post, having been of Company K, 7th (sic) Vermont regiment, serving until the close of the war. Besides the son with whom he lived he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Nora M. Kimball, of New Hampton, N.H., and a son, George W. Spicer, of Boston.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, July 16, 1914

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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