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Age: 21, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/12/62, m/i 9/26/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 1841, Craftsbury, VT
Burial: Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA
Marker/Plot: Lot 42 Range 24
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/11/1879; widow Adelaide, 4/25/1907, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: MA
(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: Died in Soldiers' Home, Chelsea, MA
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Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA
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Word has been received of the death of Charles Nelson of Lowell, Mass. Mr. Nelson was a veteran of the Civil war belonging to the First Vermont cavalry and was well known throughout this county.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, April 29, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.