Fassett, Francis G.
Age: 19, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. E, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 8/13/64, m/i 8/13/64, Pvt, Co. C, 7th VT INF, pr CPL 3/12/65, d/dis 7/1/65, hosp. transport "S. R. Spaulding" (chronic dysentery)
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Birth: abt 1843, Chester, VT
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Leonora C., 9/18/1865
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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Died July 1st, on board the Hospital boat from New Orleans to New York, Francis G. Fassett, a member of Co. C, 7th Vt. Veteran Volunteers, aged 21 years, 11 months, and 1 day.
He rests beneath the dark waters of the Atlantic. By this bereavement his parents have been deprived of their last remaining child.
Source: Vermont Journal, July 22, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.