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Thompson, Rufus D.

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Unknown
Death: 07/03/1863

Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Marker/Plot: B-15
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28651873

Cenotaph: Champlain Cemetery, Colchester, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16833688


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Amelia, 10/12/1863
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

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Gettysburg National Cemetery, PA

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CENOTAPH:


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Tombstone

Cenotaph in Champlain Cemetery, Colchester, VT

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Obituary

List of killed and wounded in the 1st Vt. Cavalry in Maryland and Pennsylvania between June 30th and July 8th, 1863

Killed

At Gettysburg, Rufus D. Thompson, Co. L. Colchester.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, August 21, 1863.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.