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Erastus W. Jewett
Birth: Apr. 1, 1839
Saint Albans
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1906

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army in Company A, 9th Vermont Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on February 2, 1864 at Newport Barracks, North Carolina. His citation reads "By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges, Jewett kept a superior force of the enemy at a distance and thus covered the retreat of the garrison." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Edna Clarke Lawrence Jewett (1853 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Nellie H Jewett (1868 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Church Street Cemetery
Swanton
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7891948
Erastus W. Jewett
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Erastus W. Jewett
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Erastus W. Jewett
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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