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Butterfly, William


Age: 18, credited to Mendon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 176th NY INF
Service: enl, Whitehall, 12/7/62 as William Du Shanne (Dersha, Dushan), m/i, Pvt, Co. E, 176th NY INF, m/o 11/16/63, New York City; enl 8/25/64, m/i 8/25/64, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: abt 1845, Rutland, VT
Death: 03/20/1909

Burial: Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA
Marker/Plot: Between First Ave & Spencer Street (city road)
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 73093833


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/24/1890, VT; widow Mary, 4/2/1909, MA, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Brother of Charles, George and James


2nd Great Granduncle of Susan Butterfly-Ebert, Paradise Valley, AZ

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Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA

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