Warner, Carmillus Turten
Age: 19, credited to Landgrove, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 10/21/61, m/i 12/31/61, MSCN, Co. H, 2nd USSS, reen 12/21/63, kia 6/11/64, Gaines' Mills, VA (occupation: farmer, 5' 6 3/4", light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair)
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Birth: 11/02/1842, Landgrove, VT
Burial: Cold Harbor National Cemetery, Mechanicsville, VA
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Cenotaph: Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 176157195
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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3rd Great Granduncle of Penny Simmers, Manchester, VT
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Cold Harbor National Cemetery, Mechanicsville, VA (Unmarked Grave)
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Cenotaph at Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
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BiographyCarmilllus Turten Warner, son of Selah Warner, was born at Landgrove, Vermont, November 2, 1842. He was educated there in the public schools, and brought up on his father's farm. Hen enlisted in Company H, Second Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, and served a term of three years in the civil war. As he was walking behind the second line of breastworks in the camp at Cold Harbor he was shot and killed by one of the enemy's sharpshooters, June 11, 1864. He was buried in the national cemetery at Cold Harbor, Virginia. He married Emily O. Rawson.
(His son, Carmillus Turten Warner, was born in Landgrove, October 12, 1864, four months after his father died)
William Richard Cutter, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1908), vi:1833
Carmillus T. Warner, Co. H, 2d Regiment U. S. Sharpshooters, son of Selah Warner, Esq., of Landgrove, was killed on the 14th of June at Gain's Hill, near Gain's Mills. - He had been back to hear the brigade band play, and was returning to his company and had nearly reached it when he received the wound which resulted in his death. He was shot through the breast by a rebel sharpshooter and lived but a few minutes after the wound was received. He leaves a young wife and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss.
Source: Manchester Journal, July 12, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.