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Woodbury, Charles H.

Age: 20, credited to Concord, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. I, 3rd VT INF, reen 2/20/64, pr CPL, pr SGT 1/1/64, pr 1SGT 4/1/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, comn 2LT 5/10/65 (5/20/65), m/o 7/11/65 as 1SGT

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Birth: 05/22/1842, Concord, VT
Death: 02/09/1921

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: A-2 1260
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 112896778
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
Portrait?: VHS off-site
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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Charles H. Woodbury, 79, past commander of Chamberlain Post, G.A.R. of St. Johnsbury, and quartermaster over 20 years died Wednesday. He served throughout the Civil War, in Co. I., 3rd Vermont Volunteers, being wounded many times and carried a bullet in his wrist over 50 years.

Orleans County Monitor, Feb. 16, 1921


The Church of the Messiah was filled Sunday afternoon for the funeral of Charles H. Woodbury, well-known citizen, and Grand Army Veteran. Lodge delegations of all the various organizations with which Mr. Woodbury was connected were present The service was conducted by Rev. Weston Cate, and the Masonic lodge performed the ritual at the grave in Mt. Pleasant cemetery where interment was made. Mr. Cate in commenting on the exemplary life of Mr. Woodbury, read letters from former pastors of the church, warm, personal friends of Mr. Woodbury, Rev. C. L. Eaton of Guilford, and the Rev. B. F. Butler, of Seneca Castle, N. Y. Members of the Masonic lodge acted as bearers. The organizations present included, Chamberlain Post, G.A.R., Chamberlain Women's Relief Corps, Daughters of Veterans, The Eastern Star, and the various Masonic bodies.

Many old friends and relatives from Concord, including Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Russell, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Woodbury, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Crowell, all of Concord. Mr. Woodbury's son, William Woodbury of New Haven, Conn. was also here, called by his father's death.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Feb. 14, 1921.

Courtesy of Deanna French.