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Wentworth, Charles B.


Age: 45, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 54th MA INF
Service: enl 12/19/63, Woodstock, VT, m/i 1/22/64, PVT, Co. K, 54th MA INF, dis/dsb 7/13/65 (5' 6.5" Black eyes, Black hair, Black complexion; barber)

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Birth: 1814, Hanover, NH
Death: 05/08/1893

Burial: River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Peter Flood
Findagrave Memorial #: 10498868


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/11/1872
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None


4th Great Granduncle of Latrice D. Olbina, McDonough, GA

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River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT

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Charles P. Wentworth, a landmark here among our colored brothers, died last Monday morning. Mr. Wentworth was perhaps better known by the cognomen of "Old Duke." He was a barber by trade, and there are few among us who have not listened to his reminiscences of the past while sitting in his professional chair. "The duke" was a soldier in the 54th Mass, a member of George C. Randall Post of this town, and was buried under their ritual Wednesday afternoon of this week...George C. Randall Post have lost three comrades by death during the past month. The veterans are passing away, and the next ten years will deplete their ranks rapidly.

Source: Vermont Journal, 13 May 1893
Courtesy of Deanna French