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Eastman, Alfred W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Concord, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/4/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. K, 8th VT INF, pow 6/23/63, prld 6/29/63, m/o 6/22/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1831, Bath, NH
Death: 11/09/1864

Burial: Carpenter Cemetery, Littleton, NH
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 151171172

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother, Lucretia, 3/6/1865
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: Plot shown in photos is the Rix/Eastman plot. Soldier died in Virginia, but "taken home" for burial. 8th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Carpenter Cemetery, Littleton, NH

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Obituary

DIED

In Hospital, at Washington, D. C. , Nov. 10Th, 1864, Alfred W. Eastman, aged 34. He joined the Methodist church in 1847, and soon after obtained an exhorter’s license. He commenced preaching in Haverhill and adjacent towns when about 21 years of age; and at about the same time became a student at Newbury Seminary, where he remained more or less of the time for several years, preaching in the mean time as opportunity afforded. After leaving school, he became a resident of North Concord, preaching at Granby, Victory, Barton and other places. - While residing at Concord, he established a newspaper there, called “The Concord Independent,” continuing about a year as its editor and publisher, when, in January, 1862, he enlisted as a Union soldier in Co. K, 8th Reg’t Vt. Vols.

Source: Vermont Record, April 1, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.