Spaulding, Charles H.
Age: 18, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/7/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 12/15/63, m/o 7/12/65
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Birth: 12/09/1840, Hanover, NH
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 37176323
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/29/1892, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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C.H. Spaulding Dies Suddenly
End Came at Age of 96, Leaving Only Two Civil War Veterans in City and 11 In State.
Charles H. Spaulding, aged 96 years, senior vice-commander of Stannard Post, No. 2, G.A.R., died suddenly yesterday morning at his home, 603 Riverside avenue.
A member of Company I, 5th Vermont Infantry, Mr. Spaulding was one of three surviving Civil War veterans in Burlington. Peter Lander, 89, of 163 North Champlain street, commander of Stannard Post, and Joseph Cleveland, 89, of 53 Pine street, are the remaining veterans of the 1861-65 conflict. There are now only 11 Civil War veterans living in Vermont.
Mr. Spaulding leaves his widow, four sons, Charles, Jr., Louis, Harris and Harold, all of Burlington; two daughters, Mrs. Nellie Keyes, of Burlington, and Mrs. Fannie Brooks of California; and one sister, Mrs. Belle Barrows, of Albany, N.Y.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late home with interment following in Lake View cemetery. Members of General Williams Wells Camp No. 19, sons of Union Veterans will conduct its ritualistic service at the grave.
Source: Burlington Free Press, May 7, 1936
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.