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Barton, Charles
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 22, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, m/o 9/4/63

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VITALS
Birth: 08/14/1840, Otsego County, NY
Death: 07/14/1911

Burial: Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Leon J. Cobb, Vernon, VT

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Tombstone

Old First Church Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

George B. Niles, a farmer, aged 49 years, living in the western part of the town of Shaftsbury, was lodged in jail Friday afternoon charged with having been responsible for the death of his father-in-law, Charles Barton, 72, a veteran of the Civil war. The alleged tragedy happened Friday forenoon. According to information furnished by the officers, Niles, who had been drinking heavily, attacked his wife, knocked her to the floor and poured boiling water from a teakettle on the prostrate woman. Barton interfered to protect his daughter, and Niles hit the elder man with his fist. Barton managed to raise himself to his feet and staggered out of doors where he died in less than two minutes. An autopsy performed Saturday showed that Barton's condition was such that he might have died at any time.

Brattleboro Reformer, July 21, 1911

Courtesy ofTom Boudreau.