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Erwin, Charles L.


Age: 18, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/17/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, pow, Herndon Station, 3/17/63, prld 3/18/63, m/o 5/23/65 Ctr [College: UVM 67]

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Birth: 02/05/1844, Sheldon, VT
Death: 12/26/1922

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 85736835


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/17/1879; widow Ella E., 1/17/1923, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: UVM 67
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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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT

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Charles L. Erwin

St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record, Dec. 28, 1922

Many here were pained to learn of the death of Dr. Charles L. Erwin at Newport Center Monday night. He was in the 79th year of his age, a veteran of the Civil War and dean of the medical profession in this section. He graduated from the medical department of the University of Vermont in 1867, immediately locating at Newport Center, where he had ever since remained in practice, and probably had ridden more miles than any other practitioner in this section. At one time he practiced extensively in this place and vicinity.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.