Age: 22, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. K, 4th VT INF, reen 2/10/64, tr to Co. D, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 1837, Merideth Bridge, NH
Burial: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54287962
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/13/1882, VT
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)
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Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
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Charles Smith, a veteran of the civil war and well known resident of this city and section, for half a century is dead from pneumonia at the home of Gerald Doten in Berlin where he passed suddenly away yesterday. He is father of Charles Smith of Berlin, and a brother of Samuel Smith, the former owner of the farm where the Country club is now located. The latter, who is now residing in New Hampshire, came recently to visit Charles R. His son. The funeral is to take place from the house in Berlin at 2 o'clock tomorrow with interment at Cutler cemetery.
The deceased was 67 years of age and a native of New Hampshire. He enlisted in Co. K, and served all during the war being discharged in July, 1865. His old farm is what is now known as the Dean Lillie farm. His wife was a twin sister of Clark Alexander, and a sister of Mrs. H. C. Holmes.
Gerald Doten, from whose house the funeral takes place tomorrow afternoon, resides near the Montpelier reservoir.
Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, April 12, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.