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Young, Lucy A. Newton
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 20, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): Nurse, 3rd VT INF
Service: Nurse, 3rd VT INF

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VITALS
Birth: 11/07/1841, Holland, VT
Death: 10/08/1917

Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Findagrave Memorial #: 74688507
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Anne Stowell

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date, 1/8/1894, VT
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Remarks: Unknown
DESCENDANTS
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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Biography

Nurse, 3rd VT INF, from initial organization, and "nursed many a sick soldier back to life and health in Camp Lyons, Camp Advance and Griffin, near Washington, D.C." (St. Albans Messenger, 30 April 1914). She married George W. Young in St. Johnsbury in 1864. In another article in 1914 detailing their 50th wedding anniversary, she is erroneously listed as the "only surviving Civil War army nurse in Vermont," (Caledonian, 28 April 1914), which distinction we now know belongs to Harriet Hinkson Holmes of Worcester. Lucy died in October 1917, and is buried in Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury. Her headstone is inscribed "Army Nurse in Civil War 1861-65."

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Mrs. Lucy A. (Newton) Young served in camps of Vermont soldiers as a volunteer nurse seven months. She is 69 and lives in (St.) Johnsbury, Vt. Source: Mrs. John A. Logan, The Part Taken By Women in American History, The Perry-Nalle Publishing Co., Wilmington, Del., 1912, pp. 374.)



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