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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Lucius Veasey

(1830 - 1906)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Fromm Claremont, he enlisted at age 32 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 27 September 1861, and mustered as Corporal on 12 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He had been wounded

by a fragment of shell which caused a compound fracture of the occipital bone. On October 4th he was admitted to hospital No 1 at Frederick, Maryland where he was discharged the service April 22d 1863. In March 1868 he received a pension on account of incapacity resulting from epilepsy. His disability was rated total and permanent by Examining Surgeon Thomas Sanborn of the Pension Bureau.

After the War

He lived in Windsor, VT from 1870.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1, who says he was born in Claremont. Further details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave. The quote above from Barnes2.

Birth

1830; Danville, Quebec, CANADA

Death

05/20/1906; Windsor, VT; burial in Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, VT

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202  [AotW citation 13472]

2   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Volume 1, Issue 2, pg. 177  [AotW citation 13518]