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Downer, David E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. A, 4th VT INF, red, wdd, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, tr to 24th Co., 2nd Btln, VRC, VRC 4/10/64, also Co. G, 13th VRC, m/o 9/20/64

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VITALS

Birth: 07/19/1835, Shaftsbury, VT
Death: 01/13/1908

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: 446
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 121563107

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/29/1864
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: None

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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Obituary

David E. Downer, aged 72 years, who died in Brattleboro recently, was a veteran of the Civil War. He was born in Shaftsbury July 19, 1835, and August 14, 1861, was commissioned corporal of Company A, 4th Vt. Regt. he was wounded May 4, 1863, transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps April 10, 1864, and discharged September 20, 1864.

Source: Bennington Banner, Jan. 18, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.