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Rawson, Riley G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 12/3/61, m/i 12/31/61, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, d/dis 5/26/62 (occupation: carpenter, 6' 1 1/2", light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair)

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VITALS

Birth: 1839, Jamaica, VT
Death: 05/26/1862

Burial: Rawsonville Cemetery, Jamaica, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 116748231

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Rawsonville Cemetery, Jamaica, VT

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Obituary

DEATH--At the General Hospital, Washington, D. C., May 26th of typhoid fever, RILEY G. DAWSON [sic], of Jamaica, Vt., a member of Co. H., 2d Regiment United States Sharpshooter, aged 22 years, 9 months, 16 days.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, June, 5, 1862
Courtesy of Deanna French