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Butts, Charles R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/4/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Stowe, VT
Death: 11/29/1928

Burial: Faith Cemetery, Faith, SD
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Roger Jacobs
Findagrave Memorial #: 55354296

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/23/1884, MI
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Faith Cemetery, Faith, SD

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Biography

CHARLES R. BUTTS was from the town of Stowe. Mustered out July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted in Company M, Frontier Cavalry, January 4th, 1865. Promoted to Corporal, April 30th, 1865. Mustered out June 27th, 1865. Resides at Minneapolis, Minn.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 555