Charles “Charlie” Ross

Charles “Charlie” Ross

Birth
Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death 14 Oct 1926 (aged 88)
Burial Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 119786796 · View Source
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On September 1, 1862, Charles mustered in as a Corporal in Company A, 11th Vermont Infantry. He was promoted to Sargent on August 2, 1863. On June 22 or 23, 1864, he and 57 other Union soldiers were taken prisoner of war at Weldon Railroad, and taken to Andersonville. The Gazetteer of Caledonia and Essex County, Vt (1764-1887) said that 58 members of his company were imprisoned at the same time in Andersonville, and only 15 survived. Parolled on November 20, 1864, Charles was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in June, 1865. He mustered out with the rank of Sargent on June 24, 1865.

After the war, Charles returned to Waterford, where he was a farmer. In addition, he served his community as town clerk, treasurer, justice of the peace, and superintendent of schools. In 1878, he represented Waterford in the Vermont State Legislature.

Charles married Arabella H Cutler in 1866. Their children include- Alice H., Carl A, Bertha L, and Mabel E.

After Bell died, Charles married Addie J Pierce Marden.


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  • Created by: DebL
  • Added: 4 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 119786796
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles “Charlie” Ross (3 Sep 1838–14 Oct 1926), Find a Grave Memorial no. 119786796, citing Lower Waterford Cemetery, Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by DebL (contributor 47462502) .