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Dewey, Frederick Freeman

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 150th NY INF
Service: enl 7/26/62, NYC, m/i, Pvt, Co. F., 127th NY INF, 9/8/62, tr to Pvt, Co. A, 150th NY INF, 10/10/62, tr to Co. C, 3/25/63, pow, 11/19/64, prld, no date, m/o 6/8/65, near Washington, DC

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VITALS

Birth: 03/26/1820, Berlin, VT
Death: 05/14/1873


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Dewey Family 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: Died in Washington, DC

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Portrait

Biography

FREDERICK FREEMAN DEWEY, son of Israel, b. March 26, 1820, at Berlin, Vt. ; d. May 14, 1873, at Washington, D. C.; he was a teacher many years at Middleboro and New Bedford, Mass., then worked insurance in Boston, New York, and other places; served three years in the Union army, and was with Gen. Sherman on his famous March to the Sea; m. Feb. 14, 1844, at Middleboro, HANNAH PRATT, dau. of Jonathan and Melinda (Shaw), b. Oct. 22, 1822, Middleboro, Mass.; d. Nov. 8, 1857, ag. 35, at Winchester, Mass.; her mother was a remarkable old lady who lived to be ninety-five years old; whose father Samuel Shaw, served in the War of 1812, and her grandfather in the Battle of Lexington; Mr. Dewey m. 2d, Jan. 22, 1861, FRANCES BOWEN ADAMS, of Charlestown, Mass., dau. of Benjamin and Susan (Wyman), b. Feb. 20, 1827; d. Dec. 16, 1885.

Source: Life Of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, written and edited by Adelbert M. Dewey, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, Mass., 1898, p. 587, photo opp. p. 609.