Mason, William P. Jr.
Age: 19, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/17/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, PA, dis/wds, 4/3/64
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Birth: 1844, Moretown, VT
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/24/1864; widow Carmelia A., 2/5/1893, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: OH
(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: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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William P. Mason, Jr., died Wednesday, February 1, at his home in Waterbury. Mr. Mason enlisted September 17, 1861, in Company C, First Vermont Cavalry. Served with this company, without any intermission or furlough, until July 3, 1863, when in the battle of Gettysburg he was wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation. He was honorably discharged in the following March. For the past two years he has been a resident of Waterbury, and for the ten years previous was connected with the custom house at Burlington. He leaves a wife, and a son nine years of age.
Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, February 6, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.