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Thompson, Rufus D.
Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, kia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63
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Birth: abt 1844, Unknown
Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28651873
Cenotaph: Champlain Cemetery, Colchester, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16833688
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Amelia, 10/12/1863
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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Gettysburg National Cemetery, PA
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Cenotaph in Champlain Cemetery, Colchester, VT
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List of killed and wounded in the 1st Vt. Cavalry in Maryland and Pennsylvania between June 30th and July 8th, 1863
At Gettysburg, Rufus D. Thompson, Co. L. Colchester.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, August 21, 1863.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.