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Thompson, Carlos W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. I, 11th VT INF, suffered sunstroke, sent to regimental hospital, Fort Slocum, tr to VRC 3/15/63, was at Clifton Barracks until m/o 2/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: 09/28/1840, Greensboro, VT
Death: 02/29/1928

Burial: East Craftsbury Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 74039514

MORE INFORMATION

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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Kathleen Garver Sowdon, Plymouth, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

East Craftsbury Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT

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Carlos W. Thompson

Hardwick, Carlos W. Thompson dies at age of 88 years

Carlos W. Thompson, aged 88 years, died at the home of his son-in-law, David Speir, Feb. 29. He had been in poor health for several weeks, and the end was not unexpected. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and a man much loved and respected by all. he leaves a son, William Thompson, who lives in Greensboro, and a daughter, Mrs. Irwin Wilson, also a resident of Greensboro, and several grandchildren. The funeral was held at the Speir home on Highland avenue, Saturday at 12 o'clock, the Rev. L. H. Stoughton officiating. Burial was in the East Craftsbury cemetery.

Source: Unknown newspaper, 1928. Contributed by Alan Lathrop.

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