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Pvt William Rathburn Donaldson

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Pvt William Rathburn Donaldson

Birth
Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death
17 Oct 1917 (aged 75)
Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Burial
North Hero, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID
18495364 View Source

William R. Donaldson

Residence Swanton VT;
Enlisted on 8/15/1862 as a Private.
On 9/1/1862 he mustered into "K" Co. VT 1st Heavy Artillery
He was Mustered Out on 6/16/1865
He was listed as:
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA (Paroled)
Paroled 2/27/1865 (place not stated)
Promotions:
Corpl 12/28/1863
Sergt 1/31/1864
Private 10/25/1864 (Reduced to ranks)

Additional Information:
Arrived Millen, Georgia 11/11/64. Paroled 2/27/65. Recuperated at Wilmington. Arrived Camp Parole at Annapolis, Maryland, 3/9/65. Furloughed 3/14/65. Admitted to the Military Hospital at Brattleboro, Vermont 6/9/65. Mustered out 6/16/65. Attended 50th Anniversary GAR Encampment at Gettysburg in 1913. Died 10/17/1917. Granted an invalid pension in 1879.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&651735

William R. Donaldson

Residence Swanton VT;
Enlisted on 8/15/1862 as a Private.
On 9/1/1862 he mustered into "K" Co. VT 1st Heavy Artillery
He was Mustered Out on 6/16/1865
He was listed as:
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA (Paroled)
Paroled 2/27/1865 (place not stated)
Promotions:
Corpl 12/28/1863
Sergt 1/31/1864
Private 10/25/1864 (Reduced to ranks)

Additional Information:
Arrived Millen, Georgia 11/11/64. Paroled 2/27/65. Recuperated at Wilmington. Arrived Camp Parole at Annapolis, Maryland, 3/9/65. Furloughed 3/14/65. Admitted to the Military Hospital at Brattleboro, Vermont 6/9/65. Mustered out 6/16/65. Attended 50th Anniversary GAR Encampment at Gettysburg in 1913. Died 10/17/1917. Granted an invalid pension in 1879.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&651735


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