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Dewitt, Park H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Newbury, VT
Unit(s): 7th NY ARTY
Service: enl, 8/4/62, Albany, m/i, WGNR, Co. D, 7th NY HVY ARTY (113th NY INF), 8/6/62, d/accident, 6/18/63, Rgtl Hosp., Fort Reno, DC (Run over by team during a thunder storm)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1827, Newbury, VT
Death: 06/19/1863

Burial: Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC
Marker/Plot: 6043
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: Originally buried at Fort Reno, DC, 6/20/63; reinterred

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BURIAL:

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Additional Remarks

The logic claiming Park H. Dewitt is buried in Arlington National Cemetery as listed on Findagrave Memorial #126773438 is faulty.

A search of the official U.S. Army Arlington National Cemetery database shows no Park Dewitt is buried there. (U.S. Army, free).

Park's service is listed in the roster of the 7th New York Heavy Artillery (originally 113th New York Infantry (top of page 89) (State of New York (free).

The same information plus nativity and physical characteristics are listed on this page in New York, Civil War Muster Roll Extracts (www.ancestry.com; subscription).

A listing for the Military Asylum Cemetery (Park is 8 lines up from the bottom - you need to know that when you look at the 2nd graphic, which is a continuation of the page) shows that Park died on the 18th and was originally buried on the 20th, in Fort Reno cemetery, and later reinterred to the Asylum Cemetery (now called Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, in grave 6043. See left site of page, right side of page (www.ancestry.com; subscription).

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