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Atwood, Henry L.

Age: 34, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 2/13/65, m/i 2/13/65, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 10/02/1830, Stowe, VT
Death: 1/27/1915

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Gooffson/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 22951466
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: None

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Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, CA

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My great-grandfather, Lorenzo M. Atwood was attached to the Sixth Infantry, Company A, during the civil war. He was wounded in the battle of the Wilderness.

He was shot in the jaw on the first day of battle and the surgeons didn't think he would survive. They left him, with the bullet in his face for three days before they would operate. He, himself held the pan under his jaw while they scraped the bone.

Lorenzo, died from that wound many years later1, when cancer sit in. From the time of the wound, until his death, he would have a crooked smile.

I have, to this day, the bullet they took out of his face and also his discharge papers from the service, stating that the reason for the discharge, from wounds in battle.

Robert L. Ryan

Footnote:  Lorenzo, 1847-1898, is buried in the town cemetery in Lympus, between Bethel and Rochester; the same cemetery contains another of Robert's ancestors, Samuel B. Young, who served in Co. A, 16th Infantry Regiment. (webmaster)