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Skinner, Levi W.


Age: 19, credited to Troy, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/26/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. C, 8th VT INF, wdd, Port Hudson, 6/14/63, reen 1/5/64, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: abt 1842, Canada East
Death: 03/18/1880


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Katherine, 10/6/1916, 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: Killed in Alderbrook, NH while loading logs per Orleans County Monitor, 3/29/1880. Last known living in Barton, VT


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Levi W. Skinner of Littleton jumped from a car on a trestle at Alderbrook on Wednesday, to escape being crushed by logs which he was unloading, and died of his burns Friday.

Source: Windham County Reformer, 26 Mar 1880
Transcribed by Deanna French