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Thurston, Wilbur N.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th US INF
Service: enl 6/2/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, tr to 17th US INF, 1/14/63, m/o 10/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: 02/11/1847, Norwich, VT
Death: 11/27/1901

Burial: North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 130616496

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Abbie G., 12/14/1901, VT
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

North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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Obituary

Royalton.

Wilbur Thurston, until quite recently a resident of South Royalton, died at his home in Royalton Wednesday and was buried Friday.

Source: The Chelsea Herald, 5 Dec 1901
Transcribed by Deanna French