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Age: 20, credited to Fairlee, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/61, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. D, 8th VT INF, pr CSSGT, 3/1/62, reen 1/5/64, comn 1LT, Co. C 12/6/63 (3/25/64), m/o 6/30/65
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Birth: 05/29/1838, Fairlee, VT
Burial: Fairlee Village Cemetery, Fairlee, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 28358003
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/28/1885; widow Sarah F., 5/6/1893, MA
Portrait?: 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)
Cousin of Rob Gregg, Medfield, MA
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Village Cemetery, Fairlee, VT
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Lieut. Lewis Childs has held the position of president of the Gold Room, in Boston.
Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 262
Lewis Child, who died at Boston recently, aged 55 years, will be remembered by Grand Army men in this section as a member of Co. C of the Eighth Vermont. He was a native of Fairfax and enlisted in another company, but was transferred to Co. C.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 27, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.