At the beginning of the Civil War, he was commissioned Quartermaster, 1st Vermont Cavalry, 24 Sep 1861, and promoted Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers, 1 Nov 1862. He resigned 30 Jun 1865.(see Vermont in the Civil War)
He passed away 10 Apr 1891 and is buried with his wife Lucina in Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8WC-JGJ : 15 July 2017), Archibald L Dewey, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States; citing enumeration district ED 71, sheet 122B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1343; FHL microfilm 1,255,343.
"Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHRZ-B27 : 10 February 2018), Archibald S. Dewey, 10 Apr 1891; citing Ann Arbor City, Washtenaw, Michigan, reference v 2 p 103; FHL microfilm 1,019,063.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Archibald by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
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