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Atkins, Alson D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/64, m/i 8/20/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/22/1840, Lincoln, VT
Death: 10/29/1909

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Marker/Plot: 280
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46083054

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/18/1879; widow Oricra, 1/17/1910, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Granduncle of Mark Backus, Bristol, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT

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Courtesy of Bernie Noble

Obituary

BRISTOL

Alson D. Atkins died in Lincoln Friday morning. He was a veteran of the Civil War serving in Co. C, 9th Vt.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Nov. 4, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.