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Bumpus, Charles W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 24th MA INF
Service: 24th MA INF, 12/16/64-5/12/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/11/1847, Plymouth, MA
Death: 05/05/1940

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 84442688

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: Unknown

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BURIAL:

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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Obituary

CHARLES W. BUMPUS

Calais Resident and Town's Last Civil War Veteran Dead.

East Calais, May 6. Charles W. Bumpus, who would have observed his 93rd birthday on May 11, died yesterday morning at 4:30 o'clock at his home here. He was the last Civil war veteran of Calais.

Funeral services will be held at the East Calais church at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, preceded by a prayer service at the home at 2 o'clock. Rev. A, W. Hewitt of Northfield will officiate. Burial will be in the East Calais cemetery. An American Legion service will be given at the grave with a firing squad giving final salute.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 6, 1940
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.



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