Andersonville DepositionsI 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.