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Lewis, George H.


Age: 36, credited to Shrewsbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 1st US Vet Corps
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, MSCN, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, pow, Bull Run, 7/21/61, Richmond, prld 1/3/62, m/o 6/29/64; enl 2/13/65, Co. C, 4th Regt, Hancock's 1st A.C., m/o 2/13/66

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Birth: 1825, Vermont
Death: 04/01/1907

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 27759263


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: None


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Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT

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HUNTINGTON, April 5---The funeral for George H. Lewis was held at his late residence Wednesday afternoon. The deceased was born in Shrewsbury, March 17, 1825, coming to this town 56 years ago, where he has since resided as a farmer.

Mr. Lewis had a war record of what few can beat, having first enlisting in the Mexican War, where he served a year. When the struggle between the North and the South opened he enlisted in Company I, 2d Vermont Volunteers for three years, and later in Hancock's Corps for one year.

In 1852 he married Miss Fanny Brewster of this place, who, with three children, Mrs. Ida Sprague, Mrs. R. E. Kenyon, and Charles Lewis survive him.

Source: Barre Daily Times, April 5, 1907

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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