Age: 0, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 74th OH INF, 1st US ENGRS
Service: CPL, Co. D, 74th OH INF; SGT, Co. I, 1st US ENGRS
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Birth: 1828, Ireland
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 18764414
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/10/1874; widow Annie C., 4/26/1910, VT
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)
2nd Great Granduncle of Judith Shepard Wilson, Bradenton, FL
3rd Great Granduncle of Jennifer Wilson Gaugler, Key West, FL
3rd Great Granduncle of Cynthia Wilson, Huntsville, AL
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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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Death of Charles Keenan, Veteran of War and Old Resident.
Charles Keenan, a well-known Civil War veteran, died yesterday after a long illness. He was born in Ireland 82 years ago and came to Swanton with his parents when he was six years old. With the exception of a few years in the West and South his life was passed in Swanton. Mr. Keenan served three years in Company D. Captain Mills, 74th Ohio volunteers. When his term expired in ‘64 he re-enlisted in the first regiment United states engineers serving as sergeant under Capt. John Thomas. He leaves a wife and one sister, Mrs. Spooner of Highgate.
Source: Burlington Free Press, April 19, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.