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Mason, Charles L.


Age: 17, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 12th VT INF, 5th MA INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, DRMR, Co. G, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, DRMR, Co. K, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 7/23/64, 5th MA INF

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Birth: 05/23/1844, Rutland, VT
Death: 04/25/1915

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 88081534


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/4/1893, VT
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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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Charles L. Mason

Rutland Daily Herald, April 26, 1915:

Charles L. Mason of No. 25 Park avenue, a veteran of the Civil war, died at the Rutland hospital yesterday morning at 4.30 o'clock after a two weeks' illness with pneumonia.

Mr. Mason was born in Rutland May 23, 1844, and had always lived here. He was a painter by trade. When the war broke out he enlisted in 1861 in the 1st Vermont volunteers as a drummer boy. Later he enlisted in the 5th Massachusetts and also served out two other enlistments with Vermont troops, enlisting each time as a drummer boy or musician. His only near surviving relative is a sister, Mrs. Sarah M. Pope of Waltham, Mass.

The funeral will be held at the house this afternoon at 2 o'clock, the services to be in charge of Roberts post, G.A.R., of which he was a member.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots