Age: 20, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/64, m/i 8/8/64, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 06/20/1844, Burlington, VT
Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17441473
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/21/1887
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN.
Charles Champagne of 8th Vermont Died in Burlington.
Burlington, July 24. – The death of Charles Champagne of 18 King street, a Grand Army veteran, Co. A, 8th Vermont, occurred yesterday at his home at the age of 73 years. He had been ailing for the past several years from a complication of diseases.
Mr. Champagne is survived by three daughters, Rosanna of this city, Anna of New York and Nellie May of Montreal; Last year in France his son, following the patriotic example of his father, enlisted in the army and was killed in an action with the Germans. Another son and a daughter died some time ago. His wife died 18 years ago.
The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at St. Joseph’s church. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. The members of the Grand Army of the Republic will attend in a body. Mr. Champagne who was a member of this organization, fought in the Civil war, being stationed at New Orleans. He was but 20 when he enlisted.
Source: Barre Times July 24, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.