Age: 19, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. B, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 07/23/1843, Brattleboro, VT
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 121599785
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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Richard Lawrence, Brattleboro, died in that place on Tuesday. Mr. Lawrence was a member of the 16th Regiment Vermont volunteers, nine months' men, and was mustered out of the service after the battle of Gettysburg. He afterward went to Chicago, and was for a time employed in a railroad office in that city, but soon enlisted in an Illinois regiment which was ordered to Georgia, where he contracted a malarial and brain fever, from the effects of which he never fully recovered.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, February 12, 1878
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.