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Skeels, Edwin W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to Highgate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 10th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 12/31/63, m/i 1/15/64, Pvt, Co. I, 10th VT INF, pow, Monocacy, 7/9/64, d/prison 10/11/1864, Danville VA

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VITALS

Birth: 1817, Highgate, VT
Death: 10/11/1864

Burial: Danville National Cemetery, Danville, VA
Marker/Plot: B/369
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3268263

Cenotaph: Episcopal Church Cemetery, Highgate, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 42638206


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Maria E., 8/30/1865; minor, 7/11/1878
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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Granduncle of Douglas A. Robinson, Sheffield Lake, OH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Danvile National Cemetery, VA

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CENOTAPH:


Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph in Episcopal Cemetery, Highgate Falls, VT

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Photo

Courtesy of D. A. Robinson

Obituary

THE VERMONT DEAD. - List of Vermont soldiers who have died at Danville, Va., reported to the Surgeon General of Mass., by Lieutenant Col. S. A. Holman, Medical Director of the Sixth Corps.

Edwin W, Skeels, I, 10, St. Albans, Oct. 11, 1864.

Source: Vermont Journal, September 16, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.