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Caswell, Homer B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Milton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/28/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/04/1848, Colchester, VT
Death: 10/15/1935

Burial: Evergreen Ledge Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 30621600

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/14/1866
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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Evergreen Ledge Cemetery, Johnson, VT

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Obituary

HOMER B. CASWELL

Civil War Veteran, 87, Dies At Johnson Funeral Friday

JOHNSON, Oct. 13. Homer B. Caswell, the last member of S. C. Hill Post, G.A.R., in this village, a veteran of the Civil War, died suddenly this morning at the age of 87 years. Mr. Caswell had been in poor health for some time, but death came following a sudden attack.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Congregational church, the Rev. E.G. French and the Rev. A. Ritchie Lowe officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Ledge cemetery.

Mr. Caswell's wife died several; years ago. They had no children. For the last few years, up to the time of his death, he had made his home with his niece, Mrs. Serepta Sager in this village.

Source: Burlington Free Press, October 16, 1935
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.