Winship, Sylvanus A.
Age: 25, credited to Weston, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, kia, Gettysburg, 7/2/63
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Birth: abt 1837, Weston, VT
Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28654120
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Jane S., 10/7/1863
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Sylvanus A. Winship
The Vermont Journal, October 17, 1863.
Killed in battle at Gettysburg, July 2d, Sylvanus A. Winship, of Weston, Vt., a member of Co. C, 16th Vt. Vols., aged 26. Mr. W. was a worthy and much-loved member of the Baptist Church in Weston. He was highly esteemed by the officers and members of his Company. He was a brave soldier, true patriot and devoted Christian. He has left a young widow and other near relatives to mourn his loss. T.B.E.
Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.