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Strickland, Charles B. Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 14, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: Co. A, Mscn, 6th VT INF

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VITALS

Birth: 1850, Vermont
Death: 1879

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/24/1877; widow Margaret L., 6/9/1879
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: Minority consent signed by his mother N(ancy) A. Strickland

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BURIAL:

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Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

VERGENNES

Charles Strickland, a barber, was taken with bleeding of the lings or bronchial tubes, on the morning of the 17th, and this soon checked, at about 4 o'clock p. m., he was seized with a fit of coughing and a moment later the blood flowed in torrents, and death ensued almost instantly. He served in the 6th Vermont regiment upwards of three years and while in service laid the foundation for the disease which has brought him to an untimely grave. He was believed to have been entitled to a pension and an application had been made for the same but a short time previous. Should it be allowed it will be fortunate for his two small fatherless children who stand in need of it.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, January 21, 1879
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.