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Varney, Charles C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, 3SGT, Co. I, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 09/20/1839, Unknown
Death: 08/16/1931

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 92562097

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/23/1892, 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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT

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Photo Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

Biography

SERGEANT CHARLES C. VARNEY was a builder in the town of Barre. He was a quiet young man of few words, but did everything with military exactness. He was a fine looking, fine appearing officer and always did his duty and was a favorite with the men. After the war he returned to Barre and resumed the occupation of building. He has been a contractor and builder and worked on some of the finest buildings in Barre and adjoining towns, and is considered a fine mechanic. He is still active in business and has been a success financially and otherwise.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 673

Obituary

CHARLES C. VARNEY FUNERAL.

Funeral of Civil War Veteran Held from Home.

Funeral services for Charles C. Varney, 91, Civil war veteran, were held from the late home at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. L. Griswold Williams officiating. There was a large profusion of flowers. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

Bearers were Harold Bancroft, Earle Winter, Clarence Harkins, Leslie Lawrence, Don Staples of St. Johnsbury and George Lawrence of Montpelier. Among the out-of-town people at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Staples of St. Johnsbury, Mr. and Mrs. George Lawrence of Montpelier, Mrs. D. J. Briggs of Williamstown, Mr. and Mrs. N.H. Tracy of Boston, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Townsend of Pittsfield.

Source: Barre Daily Times, August 19, 1931
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.