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Cressy, George Washington

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 10/30/61, m/i 12/31/61, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, dropped from rolls by order of LTC Stoughton, m/o 11/3/63 (occupation: farmer, 5'9", dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair)

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VITALS

Birth: 11/1841, Rowe, MA
Death: 08/10/1905

Burial: West Branch Cemetery, Colrain, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: Heartwellville Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Mark Fogelgren, Virginia Beach, VA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

West Branch Cemetery, Colrain, MA

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CENOTAPH:

Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph in Heartwellville Cemetery, Readsboro, VT

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George W. Cressey

Springfield Morning Union
August 11, 1905

GEORGE W. CRESSY

Death of President of Hampden
Pad & Paper Company.

George W. Cressy, president and general manager of the Hampden Pad & Paper company, died in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Blakeley, 52 Seventh street, at 12:15 o'clock, this morning. He came to this city about five years ago and started the Meyer Thread company in Mill street. He was a veteran of the Civil war, and was wounded twice on the field of battle. He was a member of Mt. Tom lodge of Masons of Holyoke. He was 63 years old.

He leaves a widow, a son, Charles Cressy, a commercial traveler in the South, a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Cressy Blakeley of this city, with whom he made his home, and a brother and sister. Funeral arrangements have not been made.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.