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Blake, Charles Wesley

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 74th US CINF
Service: enl 10/28/61, m/i 2/18/62, SGT, Co. A, 8th VT INF, disch 11/25/62 for pr to CPT, 2nd LA Native Gds (74th USCI)

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VITALS

Birth: 02/11/1839, Hyde Park, VT
Death: 11/10/1905

Burial: Eden Corners Cemetery, Eden, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 52191788

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/27/1864; widow Julia s., 1/2/1906, VT
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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: Brother of Orwell and Joseph Stillman Blake

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Geoffrey T. Blake, Exeter, NH

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Eden Corners Cemetery, Eden, VT

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Charles W. Blake

Nov. 13, 1905

St. Albans Daily Messenger

Capt. Charles W. Blake

Capt. Charles W. Blake died at his home in Eden November 10. He was a member of the Eighth Vermont Volunteers serving three years in the Civil War, and was a member of Aaron Keeler Post, G.A.R., No. 69 of North Hyde Park. He is survived by his wife, five sons and a daughter as follows: Charles U. Blake, of Southbridge, Mass., Ben B., of Eden, of Eden, James C., of Worcester, Mass., Norris D., and Mrs. Parkhurst, of Eden.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau

8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History