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Cheney, Nathan Cluff


Age: 35, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/61, m/i 2/18/62, MSCN, Co. C, 8th VT INF, pr SGT, pr 1SGT 3/28/63, reen 1/5/64, comn 1LT, 12/28/63 (2/3/64), mwia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, d/wds 10/21/64

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Birth: 04/15/1826, Lunenburg, VT
Death: 10/21/1864

Burial: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA
Marker/Plot: 4160
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 129257858

Cenotaph: Powers Cemetery, Lunenburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Connie Lagasse Russell
Findagrave Memorial #: 57713491


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Miranda, 2/3/1865
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Stephen Pierce, Savage, MN

2nd Great Grandfather of Lynda Marie Brandt, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Winchester National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Powers Cemetery, Lunenburg, VT

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


John Gibson Collection


To Be Held in Remembrance.

The following Officers of Vt. Regiments and Companies were killed in battle, or died of wounds received in battle, during the late war.

1st Lieut. Nathan C. Cheney, Lunenburg; died Oct. 31, 1864, of wounds received before Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864.

Source: Middlebury Register, April 23, 1867
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.