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Bascom, George

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 30, credited to Milton, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. D, 13th VT INF, 9/6/62 (10/4/62), pr CPT, 6/4/63 (6/12/63), m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 11/19/1830, Milton, VT
Death: 02/21/1874

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16706977

MORE INFORMATION

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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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(Gibson Collection)

Obituary

MILTON--DEATH OF GEORGE BASCOM;

We regret to announce the death of a most worthy and genial man, who died of consumption at his residence Saturday last, in the forty-second year of his age.

Captain Bascom was born in Milton, Nov. 19, 1832, and in 1860 entered into partnership with the late Henry H. Woods in the mercantile business.

Full of patriotism, in the Fall of 1862 he enlisted in the Thirteenth Regiment of nine month men, and was elected First Lieutenant of Company D., and was afterwards made Captain, vice Wm. D. Minson promoted to the Lieutenant-Colonelcy of the regiment. He was a laborious and brave soldier, kind to his men, and bore himself handsomely at Gettysburg. He always had troops of friends, and regarded by all who knew him as a man of undoubted integrity.

The last part of his life was sad indeed, for within five weeks his three only children had been taken from him by scarlet fever, and now that he is gone a lone widow is all that is left of the family.

Mrs. Bacon has the sympathy of the whole community in the terrible affliction.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 27, 1874
Courtesy of Deanna French

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