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Knowlson, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 169th NY INF
Service: comn SURG, 9/3/62, cred. Troy, NY, 169th NY INF, m/o 7/19/65, Raleigh, NC;

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VITALS

Birth: 03/13/1836, Troy, NY
Death: 11/27/1919

Burial: Sand Lake Union Cemetery, Sand Lake, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 88925046

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, date and location of death
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
College?: Williams 55, CMS 57s
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: Died in Cambridge, NY

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Sand Lake Union Cemetery, Sand Lake, NY

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Portrait

Poultney GAR Post Photo Collage)

John Knowlson

Dr. John Knowlson; photo Contributed by Steve SmithDr. J. Knowlson was born in Troy, N. Y., on the 31st of March, 1836. He received his medical education in the New York City College of Physicians and Surgeons, and at the Castleton Medical College, being graduated from the latter in 1857. He also became a graduate of Williams College in 1855. He practiced two years in Troy ; in Omaha, Neb., as surgeon of the Union Pacific railroad three years, and was also in United States service as a surgeon ; in 1871-75, in Granville, N. Y., whence he came to Poultney in 1875.

Source: H. Y. Smith & W. S. Rann, History of Rutland County Vermont, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1886, p. 793.
Photograph Contributed by Steve Smith.



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