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York, Charles W.


Age: 18, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 1st NH HARTY, NH Martin GDS
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl, Hooksett, 9/17/64, QMSGT, 1st NH HARVY, m/o 6/15/65

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Birth: abt 1844, Northfield, VT
Death: 04/15/1914

Burial: Valley Cemetery, Manchester, NH
Marker/Plot: 959-6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 63659969


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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Valley Cemetery, Manchester, NH

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Manchester, N.H., April 16--Charles W. York, 71 years old, died yesterday at his home, 441 Lincoln Street, after a lingering attack of pneumonia.

He was born in Calais, Vt., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo D. York. He enlisted at 18 years of age as a private in the United States Army, from Northfield. He served three months, and then came to New Hampshire, reenlisting at Portsmouth with Company K., First New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. He remained with the company until the end of the Civil War. He was commissioned as quartermaster Sargeant, acting as Sergeant-Major.

At the close of the Rebellion he came to Manchester and entered the employ of E. M. Slayton. Later he worked for his brother, the late Carl E. York, who conducted a grocery at Hanover and Chestnut Streets, which is now the Linton block.

Mr. York leaves one brother, George W. York, of Manchester, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Rushlow, of this city, and Mrs. Hattie Wilson of Lakeport. He also leaves one great grandchild, Charles L. York, of Portsmouth.

Source: Barre Daily Times, April 4, 1914
Courtesy of Deanna French

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