Age: 44, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 26th USCI
Service: enl, Plattsburg, 9/1/64, Pvt, Co. A, 26th USCI, 9/1/64, pr SGT, date?, m/o 8/28/65
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Birth: 1820, Watervliet, NY
Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 3rd row in from Rt 22A fence, vicinity of Flagpole
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 76214662
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Eliza, 9/27/1888
Portrait?: New York State Military Museum
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)
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Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
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Plattsburgh [NY] Sentinel, Oct. 1, 1886.
--William Carasaw, for many years a resident of Vergennes, Vt., died on the 17th ult., suddenly, of heart disease, aged 66 years. He served through the war in Co. A, 26th NY Vols. [US Colored Troops] He was formerly a resident of North Elba, N.Y., and it is said, was one of those placed upon the John Brown tract by Gerrit Smith.
Contributed by Greg Furness, Mineville, NY.
Note from Greg about tombstone: 3rd row in from Rt 22A fence, vicinity of Flagpole & middle set of stone gate pillars. Old, cast iron "Post 3, G.A.R." star marker by stone. [ Ethan Allen Post 3, Vergennes ]