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Moses Wesley Newton (1830 - 1864)

Moses Wesley Newton
Born in Chemung, New York, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Washington, District of Columbia, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 21 Nov 2019
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Biography

Moses was born in 1830. According to the regiment index for the 148th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, he was drafted and mustered into the Union Army on August 18, 1863. He passed away in on May 27, 1864 in Washington D.C. due to wounds received on May 10, 1864 at Po River leading up to the battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

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FamilySearch:

  • "United States Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXD3-3HJ : 4 December 2014), Moses W Newton in entry for Sally M Burdick Newton, 1861 - 1934; from "Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861- ca. 1934," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : 2008); citing military unit 148 Pennsylvania Infantry, company I, application number WC44046, NAID identifier 300020, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Civil War Index - 148th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company I: https://civilwarindex.com/armypa/Rosters/148th_pa_infantry_roster.pdf

https://www.cvbt.org/po-river



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