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Drown, Erastus


Age: 29, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 6/6/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, dsrtd, arrested, placed in confinement, disch 1/14/63, tr to 17th US INF, Fort Pebly, Maine, dsrtd 4/1/65, escaped to Quebec, arrested, nfr

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Birth: 1833, Sheffield, VT
Death: Before 03/08/1897


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, minor, 3/8/1897, VT, 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

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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