Turner, Orson C.
Age: 31, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. B, 13th VT INF, red In Gnrl. Hosp. 7/21/63, m/o 7/21/63
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Birth: 09/08/1830, Duxbury, VT
Burial: Phillips Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 21930486
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
3rd Great Grandfather of Cheri Morgan, Crawfordville, FL
4th Great Grandfather of Jay A. Higle, Melrose, NY
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Phillips Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
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ORSON C. TURNER DEAD
OLDEST DUXBURY RESIDENT. WAR VETERAN
DEAD AT 89 YEARS
DUXBURY, FEB. 17, Orson C, Turner, Duxbury’s oldest resident and a veteran of the Civil War, died this morning in his 89th year. He was born Sept. 8, 1839, the son of Joseph and Louisa Cameron Turner. He served in the war in Co. B., 13th Vermont, and returned a Corporal. He was a member of Dillingham Post G.A.R.
His wife was Caroline Clark, died 25 years ago. Two daughters have also died. There are two grandchildren, Mrs. Alfred Duquette of Montpelier. and Mrs. Frank Dumas of Moretown, nine grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Louisa Newton, with whom Mr. Turner resided; The funeral will be held on Tuesday noon at his late home.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Feb. 20, 1919.
Courtesy of Deanna French.