Age: 18, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. K, 4th VT INF, reen 2/10/64, pr CPL 2/21/64, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 4/21/65, pr SGT 1/25/65, tr to Co. D, 2/25/65, m/o 5/18/65 (Bumblebee in rosters)
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Birth: 08/19/1845, Unknown
Burial: River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 89524332
Alias?: Bumblebee, Lewis
Pension?: Yes, 1/25/1867; widow Claffie G., 3/22/1912
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
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Louis Bourdon, a veteran of the Civil war and citizen of Woodstock for over half a century, died suddenly of heart failure Sunday morning. As a member of K company, Fourth Vermont regiment, Mr. Bourdon was successively imprisoned at Andersonville, Belle Isle and Libby prison.
Source: Barre Times, March 5, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.