Kingsbury, Carlos Jr.
Age: 18, credited to Goshen, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: substitute - enl 3/9/64, PVT, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, m/i 3/9/64, pr CPL 5/24/65, tr to Co. C 6/21/65, wdd, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 1846, Goshen Gore, VT
Burial: Fish Cemetery, Washington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 117860239
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/2/1877; widow Augusta A., 5/16/1919, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Fish Cemetery, Washington, VT
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Carlos J. Kingsbury
The funeral of Carlos John Kingsbury, a former resident of Stannard was held at his late home in Washington, May 1st, conducted by Rev. Mr. Hathaway of Washington. He was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Co, . D. 1st Vermont cavalry. He enlisted when less than 17 years of age and served till the close of the war. In 1866 he was married to Miss Augusta Beckwith of Chelsea and to them were born four children, Erwin, who died in childhood; Mrs. J. J. Doulan of New York city; Archie C., and Lee R. Kingsbury, both of Washington. His wife survives him, and has the special sympathy of her many friends from the fact that she has been nearly totally blind for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Kingsbury united with the Baptist church of East Hardwick in their early married life, and moved to the present home 43 years ago.
Besides the immediate family and neighbors, the funeral was attended by a delegation of the G.A.R. from Washington and from Chelsea. The bearers were members of the sons of Veterans' organization of Chelsea. Among those attending from out of town were, Mrs. George Smith of Chelsea; George Kingsbury of Walden; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Badger and H. A. Bean of Fairlee.
The casket was draped in American colors and “Crossed Sabers, ” besides many beautiful flowers. Interment was in the family lot in the Fish cemetery.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, May 13, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.