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Matthews, Charles H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Panton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 03/13/1832, Panton, VT
Death: 04/09/1895

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 58828820

MORE INFORMATION

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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of David Matthews, Stowe, VT

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BURIAL:

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Charles H. Matthews

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, April 10, 1895:

Charles H. Matthews died at his home on Forest street yesterday morning. He was stricken with pneumonia about a week ago and it resulted in his death.

Mr. Matthews was born in Panton March 13, 1832. He had been a resident of Rutland for many years, and was a member of Post Roberts. At the outbreak of the war he enlisted in company K of the 2d Vermont regiment, in which he served as corporal for three years. He was a member of the Rutland lodge of the Knights of Honor, in which he was past dictator.

He leaves two sons and a daughter - Aaron C. and Charles A. Matthews and Alice E. Matthews. He also leaves four brothers and a sister - Albert and Byron of Rutland and Hiram P. and E.A. of Brattleboro and Mrs. Samuel Rogers of Panton. The funeral will be held at the house Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.

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