Bosworth, Levi E.
Age: 0, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 27th MA INF
Service: SGT, Co. D, 27th MA INF
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Birth: 02/13/1837, Royalston, MA
Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Athol, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 139747591
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/17/1866; widow Maria L., 10/23/1918, VT
Portrait?: GAR Post #27, 1907
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 Chester, VT
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Athol, MA
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Levi E. Bosworth
BOSWORTH, Levi E. born Royalston, Mass., 13 Feb., 1837, son of Joseph & Abigail (Bemis) Bosworth). He m. ---- (don't know). He d. 23 Sept., 1918 (age 81). after a few hours illness, he passed away Mon. at his home Funeral on Wed. Rev. R. M. Jones officiating. He was a G.A.R. member; Surv: wife and (2) sons: Leon and Roscoe of Chester; He was a Sgt. of Co. "D", 27th Mass. Regiment during the Civil War. NEWS Chester, 29 Jan., 1914: "Last Thurs. eve (22 Jan) the friends of Mr. & Mrs.L. E. Bosworth, who reside about a mile west of Chester village on the Simonsville road, met at Wiley Hall to the number of over a hundred to celebrate the golden wedding anniversary of the couple. They were married in Greenfield, Mass. 50 years ago all but ten of which they resided in Athol, Mass, coming here to live from that place. Mr. Bosworth enlisted in the Civil War, in the army serving near four years with credit to himself and country, being a sergeant when he was discharged. He is a member of the local Grand Army post and has been its commander. Mrs. Bosworth was born in Royalston, Mass in 1846. They have (3) children living: Orvin R., Maynard, Mass; Leon H. & Roscoe of Chester. Many beautiful presents were given the couple. Speeches were made refreshments served and a general good time had; the company departing with many wishes for the continued health and enjoyment of life for the aged couple."
Information provided by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.