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Hayward, Rufus G.


Age: 18, credited to Burke, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. B, 4th VT INF, wdd, Fredericksburg, 12/13/62, dis/wds, 10/30/63

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Birth: 09/28/1843, Lyndon, VT
Death: 08/10/1869

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 35353180


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1864; widow Laura M., 10/22/1869; mother Rodney?, 7/23/1890, VT, not approved
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: Died in Burke. Death certificate notes "caused by wounds received in the army." Mother's name listed as Roany.


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Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Identification Disks (Civil War Dog Tags)

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Caledonia County

Sergt. R. D. Hayward, late of the Fourth Vermont Volunteers, died at his residence in Burke on Tuesday last, from the effects of a bullet wound received in the intestines at the first battle of Fredericksburg.

Source: Burlington Free Press, August 16, 1869
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.