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Mead, Charles E.


Age: 25, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/21/62, CPL, Co. G, 14th VT INF, kia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63

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Birth: 10/25/1836, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 07/03/1863

Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Marker/Plot: A-04
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28655143

Cenotaph: Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 17301114


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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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Cenotaph in Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT

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Charles R. Mead, of Hinesburgh, whose name may be found in the list of Vermonters who fell and found fitting burial place, upon the bloody field of Gettysburg, was a son of Wm. Mead, a soldier of the war of 1812, now living at Hinesburgh, and a grandson of Alpheus Mead, who was a soldier in the war of the Revolution. He was about twenty-six years of age and unmarried. One who knew him well, says of him: "With great modesty he was yet of an ardent temperament, and of an outspoken, brave, manly spirit. With singular purity of life, there was no austerity - he was genial, cheerful and most agreeable as a friend and companion."

Source: Montpelier Daily Journal, October 6, 1863.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.