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Trask, William Horace

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Warren, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. B, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Warren, VT
Death: 05/29/1908

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
Marker/Plot: Juniper Avenue,Lot-1496,Grave-11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 52814064

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA

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Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

BIOGRAPHY

WILLIAM H. TRASK son of Horace, enlisted from Warren. Age set at 18 years. He was 5 ft. 8 In. in height, but slim and immature and yet it was such boys as these who often showed great endurance and made the best soldiers, and comrade Trask was no exception to the rule. He came home all right. For many years he has been engaged In business in Lynn, Mass.

Source: Sturtevant, p. 469

Obituary

William H. Trask, who died recently at his home in East Warren, was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Waitsfield in Company B. 13th Vt. Vols. He was severely wounded in the head in one of the battles in front of Petersburg, Va.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, June 4,1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.