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Young, Gustavus Sylvanus


Age: 31, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/13/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. E, 8th VT INF, pow, Vicksburg 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, m/o 6/22/64

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Birth: 03/05/1825, Woodstock, VT
Death: 06/16/1919

Burial: Valley View Cemetery, Genoa, NE
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 57953412


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/27/1878
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: Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio


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Valley View Cemetery, Genoa, NE

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After an illness of four months at a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, G. S. Young, the father of the editor of the Leader, passed away on Thursday last. His death had been expected from the time he entered the hospital as the physicians said he had but a few days to live, but his wonderful vitality carried him along for nearly four months. His remains reached this city on Sunday evening last and were buried in the Valley cemetery on Monday. The deceased was one of the pioneer settlers of Genoa having come here in 1879, at the time of the opening of the reservation and living here until about five years ago when he went to Cleveland to live with his daughter and grandchild. He was a veteran of the Civil war and the last of a family of eight. He was just past ninety at the time of his death.

Source: The Genoa (NE) Leader, 25 Apr 1919
Courtesy of Scott J. Mahoney