Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Service: USN, Landsman, 1863-1864, Vessels: Galatea, Theta, North Carolina, Neptune, Powhatan
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Birth: abt 1838, Unknown
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 18774577
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, ../../....; widow Mary, ../../...., VT
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)
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Riverside Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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David Johnston, a veteran of the Civil War died Sunday afternoon of a shock. He was born in Belfast, Ireland. Coming to this country just previous to the Civil War he enlisted in the United States Navy and saw hard service on the Neptune, North Carolina and Pohawton. He is survived by a widow and two stepsons, William Mastes of Bethel, and James Mastes of this town. Funeral services were held at the Holy Trinity Church Tuesday morning.
Source: Burlington Daily News, August 27, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.