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Smith, Newton W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Thetford, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT LARTY
Service: enl 10/28/63, m/i 1/1/64, PVT, 3rd VT LARTY BTRY, d/dis 2/6/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Fairlee, VT
Death: 02/06/1864

Burial: Fairlee Village Cemetery, Fairlee, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Rebecca W., 3/1/1863, 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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Village Cemetery, Fairlee, VT

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Obituary

In Washington, D.C., Feb. 5th, of lung fever and chronic diarrhea, Newton W. Smith, aged 19 years, 3 months and 14 days, of Thetford, Vt. He was a member of the 3d Battery, Light Artillery.

Source: Vermont Journal, February 20, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.