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Caleb Smith Amidon
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Birth: Jun., 1830
Vermont, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1865
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA

New York Artillery
Company L
16th Unit

Original burial place: Fair Ground's Cemetery


Caleb Smith Amidon, son of John Smith Amidon and Phoebe Wilcox, was born June 1830 in Vermont. An alternate birth date of 1 August 1827 is used on some records. He enlisted in the 16th Artillery of New York State during the Civil War. He died in the Petersburg Hospital of fever on 7 July 1865, and was buried in Fair Ground Hospital Burying Ground.

He married Mariah Truman who was born about 1829 in New York.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Smith Amidon (1805 - 1865)
  Phoebe Wilcox Amidon (1806 - 1850)
 
 Siblings:
  Elsie D. Amidon Puffer (1828 - 1922)*
  Caleb Smith Amidon (1830 - 1865)
  Eliza Amidon Fink (1835 - 1893)*
  Martin VanBuren Amidon (1837 - 1916)*
  Solomon Bennett Amidon (1837 - 1899)*
  Phoebe Ann Amidon O'Connor (1841 - 1918)*
  Lois A. Amidon Randall (1850 - 1907)*
  Melody Shepherd Amidon (1852 - 1925)**
  Eunice E. Amidon Marrs (1854 - 1924)**
  George Washington Amidon (1857 - 1878)**
  Abraham Lincoln Amidon (1862 - 1913)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Poplar Grove National Cemetery
Petersburg
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Gravestone number 0014
 
Created by: Mandy G.
Record added: Aug 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28968248
Caleb Smith Amidon
Added by: Mandy G.
 
Caleb Smith Amidon
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 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
 
 
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