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Charles W. Akehurst
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Birth: 1838
New Hartford
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1891

A Civil War Veteran. He enlisted on 13 Nov 1860 at St. Louis, MO. At time of enlistment he was a 22 year old laborer, standing 5' 7-3/4" tall, with a fair complexion, brown hair and blue eyes. A general services recruit. Attached to Co. M, 1st MO Lt. Art. from 1861 to 1864. Transferred to Co. F, 2nd US Art. on 14 Jan 1864. Discharged at Benicia Barracks, CA on 13 Nov 1865. Contracted malarial disease at Black River, MS, between Jackson and Vicksburg, in 1863 during the Vicksburg campaign. Died of cancer at age 53. 
 
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 Parents:
  James L Akehurst
  Mary R Dickens Akehurst (1809 - 1890)
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
 
Created by: David Koziol
Record added: Nov 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16677234
Charles W. Akehurst
Added by: Linda Seymour Glover
 
Charles W. Akehurst
Added by: Linda Seymour Glover
 
 
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"There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."
- General William T. Sherman
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