Towsley, Leander M.
Age: 22, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, dsrtd 8/28/62, rtnd 11/17/63, dsrtd 6/19/64
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Birth: 1839, Bennington, VT
Burial: Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 38493914
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Grandview Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
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HAD DIED OF EXPOSURE.
Leander Towslee, Whose Body Was Found Near Bennington.
Bennington, June 27. – The body of the man found in a barn Sunday evening in Hinsdalesville was identified yesterday as that of Leander Towslee, a Civil war veteran, who disappeared from his home in this village March 2. The body was so badly decomposed that the clothing and a letter were the only means of identification. Death wsa undoubtedly due to exposure.
Source: Barre Times, June 27, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.