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Lamson, James A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 6/14/65, tr to Co. A, 6/13/65, red 10/21/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/08/1845, Ticonderoga, NY
Death: 07/31/1911

Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT
Marker/Plot: 41
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 194563934

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/9/1868
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: 1890 - Living in Hoosick Falls, NY

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, VT

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Obituary

James Asa Lamson, 66, of Springfield, a well-known citizen and a member of various Masonic bodies, died Monday. He served in Company C, 9th Vermont regiment, a part of the time as corporal. Before going to Springfield in 1880 he ran a stage from Bristol to Richmond. He was a moulder for the Vermont Snath company.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, August 4, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Webmaster's Note: A 'snath' is the handle of a scythe.