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Lucas, Lewis N.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 8/6/64, m/i 8/6/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 8/8/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Corinth, VT
Death: 02/25/1903

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: 20
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 119416793

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1866; widow Calista R., 4/2/1903
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Obituary

Lewis N. Lucas, who had a paralytic shock Feb. 20tTh, died Wednesday afternoon, the 25th, aged 63 years, 5 mos., 27 days. Mr. Lucas was born in Corinth, the oldest son of James and Lydia Lucas. Forty-two years ago he married Calista R. Sanborn and came to the town to live. He had worked at his trade of blacksmith until within a few years, when he turned the business over to his son. He was a veteran of the civil war, having served in the 2d Vermont battery. Besides his wife, he left one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Doyle, one son, Lewis N. Lucas, Jr., a brother, Lafayette Lucas, and six grandchildren to mourn his loss. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the Methodist church, Rev. W. E. Allen officiating. A delegation of veteran comrades and Sons of Veterans were in attendance and escorted the remains to their last resting place in Highland cemetery.

Source: Chelsea Herald, March 6, 1903.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.