Thomas, Orson C.
Age: 0, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 33rd MA INF
Service: enl, Boston, Jul/62, 33rd MA INF, rcvd $80 bounty, immediately dsrtd, arrested 7/26/62, returned to Boston.
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Birth: 1832, Weybridge, VT
Burial: Holman Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 69749961
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Holman Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
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Orson C. Thomas
Lamoille Newsdealer: August 1,1862
DESERTER: Orson C. Thomas, of Colchester, not having the good of his country before his eyes, went to Boston, about a week since, enlisted in the Massachusetts, 33rd Regiment, Col. Clark., received eighty dollars bounty, and immediately skedaddled back to Vermont.
He was arrested on Saturday at his home in Colchester, and left for Boston this morning in the custody of State's Attorney French, with Sheriff Flanergan, who has been quite active in tracking the rascal. Thomas is a daguerrean by profession, and has operated at Plattsburg and Winooski. It is hoped that he will be sent to the Rip Raps.
Submitted by: Deanna French.