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Dumas, Paul

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, kia, Middletown, 11/12/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1834, Saint-Ours, Canada East
Death: 11/12/1864

Burial: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA
Marker/Plot: 4230
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3006370

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Winchester National Cemetery, VA

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Obituary

In a cavalry fight on the 10th instant, at Middletown, Va., Paul Dumas of Co. I, 1st Vt. Cavalry, was instantly killed, being shot through the head. Three others of the same company were killed in the same fight. Dumas was from this village, and well known to our citizens and those of St. Albans and Montpelier as a skillful photographist, formerly in the employ of Charles Miller. His death will be universally regretted.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, December 2, 1861.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.