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Andersonville Depositions


I William Tevyaw of Enosburgh in the County of

Franklin and the State of Vermont now a Soldier in the

Service of the United States in Company A 5th Regiment

V.t. Volunteers - of lawful age, and under oath,

testify and say that I was well acquainted with Hiram

Laraway who was a Soldier in Co. A 5th Regt. from and

for the town of Berkshire in Said County of Franklin 

that said Laraway died at Andersonville in the

Confederate State's prison Camp  in the State of

Georgia  in the Early part of July AD 1864 (I cannot

remember exactly on what day of said month  but now

think is was on the 10th) I was with said Laraway when

he died; and assisted in carrying his remains to the

gate of the aforesaid prison camp, being myself a

prisoner at the time and place aforesaid

		William Tevyaw (signed)



(This deposition was taken 12 January 1865 in

Enosburgh by Geo. C. Ellsworth, Justice of the Peace.)


Source: Pension application papers; Mary, widow of Hiram Laraway, Berkshire, Co. A, 5th Vermont Infantry, taken prisoner May 10, 1864, died at Andersonville, August 3, 1864; courtesy of Erica Jacobson.

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