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Houghton, Chester William


Age: 20, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): 27th MI INF, US VOLS
Service: comn 2LT, 8/14/62, m/i Co. C, 27th MI INF 10/10/62, pr 1LT 10/10/62, ADC, Col. Pierce, 2nd Bgd, 2nd Div IX AC 1/64, pr CAPT 4/20/64, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64 (shrapnel, left arm, amputated), dis/dsc 10/3/64, comn CAPT/CS, USV, 2/15/65, Bvt MAJ 9/9/65, m/o 10/9/65

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Birth: 11/03/1835, Vermont
Death: 11/19/1865

Burial: Derby Line Cemetery, Derby, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


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: Wikipedia article


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Derby Line Cemetery, Derby, VT

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