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Cushman, Daniel W.


Age: 20, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/19/63, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, kia, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64

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Birth: abt 1843, Tunbridge, VT
Death: 05/12/1864

Burial: Probably buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Asenath, 1/10/1867; father Porter, 10/9/1879, not approved
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


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Died in Virginia

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Killed in battle, May 12th, near Spottsylvania, Daniel West Cushman, Co. E, 2d Vt. Reg't, aged 20 years and 6 months.

Mother, weep! Thy boy is sleeping:
Ne'er shall battle thunders wake;
Weep, - there's comfort yet in weeping.-
Weep, Mother, weep!

Source: Vermont Journal, August 20, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.