Dodge, Charles H.
Age: 21, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 9/5/64, m/i 9/5/64, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 1842, Strafford, VT
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75675298
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/17/1890, VT
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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Charles Dodge, who has been ill for several weeks, was called to the higher life Saturday morning. Services were held at the house Tuesday. Mr. Dodge has been a resident of Strafford for many years and was one of the few remaining veterans.
Source: Herald and News, March 23, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.