Individual Record -- Wakefield, Charles H.
Age: 0, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): US NAVY
Service: appt Acting 3rd Asst ENGNR, USN, 3/10/63, m/o 7/29/65, vessels: Fort Jackson
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Birth: 01/25/1835, Bath, ME
Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 79198308
Alias?: None Noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
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CHARLES H. WAKEFIELD WELL KNOWN RESIDENT
DIED THIS MORNING, A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER
Charles H. Wakefield died at the Soldiers Home after a long illness. He was born in Bath, Me. in 1925, therefore was 85 years old. He served in the Navy during the Civil War as acting third assistant engineer on the frigate Jackson, and was admitted to the Home October 16, 1908. He was well known here, and had a large number of friends. He leaves a wife, but no children.
Bennington Evening Banner, Nov. 26, 1910
Courtesy of Deanna French