Friday, November 06, 2015

Alexander W. Chilton


Alexander W. Chilton.

Birth: Feb. 19, 1837.
Death: Jan. 8, 1882.

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia.

Vermont Tenth Infantry, Regimental History.

Captain Alexander W. Chilton entered the service from Swanton, Vt,, where he was a school teacher, as Second Lieutenant of Co. F. He was promoted First Lieutenant of Co. I, and on Aug. 9th, 1864, he was commissioned Captain of Co. K, in which position he served until the end of the war. Captain  Chilton was highly esteemed by his comrades as a brave and  trusty officer and a most earnest patriot.

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