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Newell, William
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 35, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 11/1/61, m/i 2/31/61, 1SGT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, pr 2LT 12/1/62 (12/27/62), pr CPT 5/18/64 (6/23/64), wdd, Petersburg, 6/21/64, dis/wds 10/17/64

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VITALS
Birth: 1826, Jaffrey, NH
Death: 05/07/1907

Burial: Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
Portrait?: VHS off-site, MHI off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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Obituary

Capt. William Newell, the last of the five captains of the third company of Vermont Sharpshooters in the Civil War, died last week Tuesday at his home in Woodford. Mr. Newell was 82 years old and enlisted from Dorset. He was first sergeant, commissioned second lieutenant, later captain, served three years, and was discharged because of wounds.

CAPT. WILLIAM NEWELL DEAD

Served With Third Company of Sharpshooters in Civil War.

Bennington, May 8. - Capt. William Newell, the last of the five captains of the third company of Vermont sharpshooters in the Civil War, died yesterday at his home in Woodford. The funeral will be held at South Shaftsbury tomorrow afternoon.

Mr. Newell was 82 years old and enlisted from Dorset. He was first sergeant, commissioned second lieutenant, later captain, served three years, and was discharged because of wounds.

St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, May 15, 1907

St. Albans Daily Messenger, May 9, 1907

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.