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Kingsbury, George Washington


Age: 22, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 17th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, CPL, Co. K, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; comn 2LT, Co. F, 17th VT INF, 4/9/64 (4/17/64), wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/15/64, dis/wds 10/5/64; postwar 43rd US INF, retired 5/26/86

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Birth: 1840, Chester, VT
Death: 06/22/1897

Burial: Village Cemetey, Clifton Springs, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 112571505


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections
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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Village Cemetery, Clifton Springs, NY

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

(Gibson Collection)


Lieutenant George W. Kingsbury of company F, Seventeenth Infantry, was severely wounded while on picket on the night of May 15th, by a soldier of the Sixth New Hampshire, who mistook him for a rebel; and was discharged on account of his wound in October following.
George G. Benedict, Vermont in the Civil War, ii:504)


News has been received here of the death of George Kingsbury of Clinton Springs N. Y. Mr. Kingsbury has been a frequent visitor in town for many years, and has made friends who will mourn his death.
The Londonderry Sifter, July 2, 1897

Courtesy of Deanna French

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