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White, Charles Roswell

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 30, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i10/10/62, 2SGT, Co. H, 13th VT INF, dis/dsb 2/3/63

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VITALS

Birth: 06/21/1832, Wheelock, VT
Death: 05/17/1901

Burial: Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 89316720

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/5/1879
Portrait?: VHS Collections, 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

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Kimberly Whitcomb, East Barre, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Photo

VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)

Photo Photo

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

Biography

SERGEANT CHARLES ROSWELL WHITE volunteered from the town of Calais, Vt., August 19th, 1862, hut was born in Wheelock, Vt., June 21st, 1832; enrolled in Company H at the age of 30 and at this time was a rugged, vigorous young man, well adapted to the life of a soldier. His occupation at enlistment was a carpenter and farmer and an intelligent well brought up person. Was appointed Sergeant and performed his duties with credit until taken sick and sent to the hospital. Was discharged February 3rd, 1863 by reason of disability. All of his company regretted his departure, but not one so much as himself. Returned home but never fully recovered. His occupation has been since the war carpenter and bridge builder. Has ever been an industrious, reliable and useful citizen. His present residence is Morrisville, Vt., Name of his wife, Harriet A. (McNight) White, died May 17th, 1901. Names of children, George E. White, Wolcott, Vt.; Mrs. W. N. Silloway, Morrisville, Vt. ; W. L. White, Hardwick, Vt. (See page 318 for picture of comrade Sergeant White.)

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 655