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Tilson, William Francis

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Bethel, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 11/1/61, m/i 11/9/61, PVT, Co. E, 2nd USSS, pr SGT 1/3/63, reen 12/21/63, pr 1SGT, 11/26/64, comn 2LT, 11/12/64 (11/19/64), wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, tr to Co. G, 4th VT INF, 2/25/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, dis/wds, 9/8/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/01/1844, Randolph, VT
Death: 06/21/1910

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Marlborough, MA
Marker/Plot: Plot 751
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 132967486

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/16/1866
Portrait?: Jones Collection, Troiani Collection
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: Photo Album

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of William Tilson, Asheville, NC

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Maplewood Cemetery, Marlborough, MA

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2nd Lieut., Co. E, 2nd U.S.S.S.

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Tintype, undated

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Tilton on the left, 4th Infantry

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Postwar camping expedition (Tilson in the center)

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"Maimed by the same shell"

Tison of the left, William Humphrey on the right

Tilson Album (courtesy of Don Troiani)

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Photo

Dewey Jones Collection

Sloan Hospital Medical Case Histories

Photograph

Photograph

John Gibson Collection