Tewksbury, Charles D.
Age: 23, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 52nd IL INF
Service: enl, Lamoille, IL, 9/17/61, m/i, CPL, Co. B, 52nd IL INF, 10/25/61, pr 1st SGT, comn 2LT 7/5/65, not mustered; m/o 7/6/65
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Birth: 05/16/1838, Waitsfield, VT
Burial: Forrest Township Cemetery, Forrest, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 92489366
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Laura E.
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Forrest Township Cemetery, Forrest, IL
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Charles D. Tewksbury
CHARLES D. TEWKSBURY, aged 23, enlisted Sept. 22, '61, in Co. B. 52d Ill. Vols. Inf, mustered in at Geneva, Ill., Oct 25, '61, as Corp.; promoted Sergt., May 16, '62; re-enlisted as veteran Dec. 25, '63, promoted 1st Sergt, April, '64, mustered out July 6, '65, at Louisville, Ky.; receiving a Lieutenants commission; received $502 bounty from government, and $1 from Bureau Co., Ill; was wounded at the Battle of Shiloh in the hear; in hospital only long enough to have his wound dressed during his 4 year's service.; traveled with his regiment over 6, 000 miles, 2600 of which he marched on foot; after that, started off under Gen. Sherman, and marched around yo Savnnah, and up to Washington.
ISAAC NORTON TEWKSBURY, uncle of Chas. D., native of Waitsfield, and more than 20 years resident, served in a Mich. Reg; killed in the Battle of Pittsburg Landing; aged 52.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1882 iv:800
Submitted By: Deanna French.