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Thompson, Columbus G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/22/62; enl 6/10/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 4/10/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Colchester, VT
Death: 06/24/1881

Burial: Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 26656494

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT

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Obituary

DIED

THOMPSON. - At Colchester, June 24th, 1881, Columbus G. Thompson, aged 37 years.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 27, 1881.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.