Turner, Carlos W.
Age: 16, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i10/10/62, MSCN, Co. B, 13th VT INF, d/dis 1/5/63 (typhoid fever), King Street Hospital, Alexandria, Va.
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Birth: 1846, Duxbury, VT
Burial: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 26476230
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father George W., 4/29/1890, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
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ARLOS W. TURNER our boy fifer, enlisted from Duxbury. He was a slender, light haired boy only 16 years old, the son of Geo. W. Turner, of Duxbury. He was one of the first to succumb to the hardships of army life. Some time in December he was taken down with what proved to be typhoid fever and was sent to Alexandria, where he died at King St. hospital, January 4th, 1863. Thus was added another to the long list of names of young lives suddenly cut short by "this cruel war."
Source: Sturtevant, p. 475