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 Guy Stoughton

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Guy Stoughton

Birth
New York, USA
Death 2 May 1863 (aged 17–18)
Warren County, Virginia, USA
Burial Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 108296341 View Source

During the Civil War Guy served as a private with Company C, 12th Regiment, Vermont Infantry. He enlisted September 10, 1862, and on October 7th the Regiment was sent to Washington, DC. On October 30, the 12th Vermont became part of the 2nd Vermont Brigade. During Guy's service, the 2nd Vermont was primarily engaged in defending the perimeter of Washington, providing sentry and picket duty. On December 28-29, the 2nd Vermont helped defend Fairfax Courthouse (Fairfax, Virginia) from "Stuart's Christmas Raid".

Guy died in camp, from illness, on May 2, 1863 in the area of Wolf Run Shoals.


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Guy Stoughton
member of Co. C. 12
Regt. Vt. Vols'
died at Wolf Run Shoals, Va.
May 2, 1863
AE 18 Yrs.


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  • Created by: DebL
  • Added: 10 Apr 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 108296341
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108296341/guy-stoughton : accessed ), memorial page for Guy Stoughton (1845–2 May 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 108296341, citing Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by DebL (contributor 47462502) .