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The U.S. Christian Commission's Record of the Federal Dead Buried From Libby, Belle Isle, Danville & Camp Lawton Prisons and at City Point, and in the Field before Petersburg and Richmond, (James Rodgers, Printer, Philadelphia, 1866), lists 1,275 burial records, among whom 100 were identified as Vermonters. Those have been extracted below, with their final resting place, as known.

Some we haven't been able to identify yet.

This is a work in progress. Some listed below were misidentified as to unit. There may be others, not yet identified.

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Belle Isle.

The Cemetery at Belle Isle has been fenced in by the Commission, but the head-boards remain as when the city was occupied, the names being carved in, not painted.

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Reuben Ladd, H, 4th Vt., December 8, 1863. (Richmond National Cemetery)

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Cold Harbor

The following list of 141 graves, was prepared by Rev. E. F. Williams, Agent of the Commission, who, with Mr. Gilbert, of the American Bible Society, accompanied Gen. Ord's detail, sent May 1st, 1865, to bury the remains left on the field of battle. The bodies were securely buried, and the graves properly marked, and could now be easily obtained, if desired.
Names of persons killed at Cold Harbor, from June 1 to June 12, 1864, who were buried by comrades along our line of works, and their graves properly marked. Left on the road from New to Old Cold Harbor, just beyond common grave No. 1, in the valley, the following names appear:--

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Sergt. J. W. Hutchinson, Batt'y A, 1st Vt. Killed June 10. his grave is on left of Old Cold Harbor road, opposite Gathwright's house. (Cold Harbor National Cemetery)

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Danville

On the 15th of May, 1864, two USCC Agents -- Messrs. Houghton and Williams -- visited Danville, and obtained the following list, which dates from November 24, 1864, to April 28, 1865. The prisoners had been confined in four large factories. The cemetery is about a mile and a half from the town, and is well arranged. The graves are marked by head-boards, with the names legibly painted, and more care is evident than in any other Confederate prison burial-place. The bodies of any of our soldiers can be obtained --- through Mr. Hill, of that city, undertaker --- by their friends, at any time during the Fall.

The initial letters, after the date, indicates the disease of which each died. DC - Chronic Diarrhoes; FT - Typhoie Fever; V - Smallpox; RC - chronic rheumatism; PN - pneumonia; FA - fever and ague; E- erisypelas; BC - chronic Bronchitis; H - liver disease; HC - chronic liver disease; DA - acute diarrhoea; C - consumption; VR --
Varioloid; Pl - Pleurisy; CC - heart disease; N - neuralgia; s- scuvey; fc - congestive fever; D - diphtheria; P - paralysis - cat -- catarrh

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Page Dean, A, 17th Vt., September 3, 1864 , DC (Danville National Cemetery)
A. Jacobs, I, 11th Vt., September 20, 1864, DC (Danville National Cemetery)

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E. Smith, K, 1st Vt., October 8, 1864, DC (Danville National Cemetery)
E. Sheets, I, 11th Vt., October 11, 1864, Debility (Danville National Cemetery)

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D.C. Brown, A, 17th Vt., October 27, 1864, Pn (Danville National Cemetery)
Corporal A. Dougherty, D, 10th Vt., November 6, 1864, DC (Danville National Cemetery)
L. Woodbury, G, 10th Vt., November 6, 1864, DC (Danville National Cemetery)

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W. Howard, G, 17th Vt., December 4, 1864, DC (Danville National Cemetery)

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R. Brooks, B, 10th Vt., December 23, 1864, PL (Danville National Cemetery)
E. Moore, A, 10th Vt., December 25, 1864, BC (Danville National Cemetery)

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A. Copeland, A, 6th Vt., January 1, 1865, Colitis Actua. (Danville National Cemetery)
A. Newman, D, 1st Vt. Cav., January 1, 1865, Pn (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)
H. D. Blatchley, I, 10th Vt., January 2, 1865, DC (Danville National Cemetery)

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L.E.C. Hall, K, 11th Vt., January 18, 1865, DC (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)

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J. H. Monroe, K, 11th Vt., January 23d, 1865, Pn. (Danville National Cemetery)
M. Crane, B. 10th VT., January 29, 1865, DC (Danville National Cemetery)

List of Graves in Point of Rocks Cemetery.

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Wilson, C. O., 9th Vermont. (City Point National Cemetery)
Bryant, B, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Burroughs, William, G, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Dawson, L., K, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Bucks, William, K, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Thompson, A. E., D, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

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Blanchard, I, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Ladoo, Peter, H. 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Duyer, John, E, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Martin, Levi, B, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Duggan, James, B, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Avery, A. C., H, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Benson, H., C, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Holman, A., H, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Knight, W. D., D, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Buzzell, S., E, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Parker, George, G., 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Newman, M., I, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Flanders, B, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Parkins, H. W., A, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Quackenbush, J. P., F, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

City Point. Depot Field Hospital Cemetery

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Dyke, E. C., H, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Wilson, W., E, 2d Vermont (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)
Sherman, M., 1st Vermont H.A. (Not listed in roster?)
Messer, T., H, 10th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Waldrum, E, B, 10th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Oliver, Wm., D, 5th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Rugg, I, 3d Vermont

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Aldrich, A. W., B, 4th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Dutton, J., F, 11th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Ruppell, L., D. 1st Vermont (Russell) City Point National Cemetery)
Phiney, P., B, 11th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Sly, Wm., H, 4th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Hovey, G. C., M, 11th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Carr, J. M., B, 1st Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Smith, H. W., B, 4th Vermont Art. (sic) (City Point National Cemetery)
Ward, E., H, 11th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Goodyear, H., A, 6th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Walston, W., B, 4th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Craigne, A., H, 10th Vermont (Craigue) City Point National Cemetery)
Lane, Wm., F, 6th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

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Howard, F., 1st Vermont H.A. (City Point National Cemetery)

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Gawyer, W. M., B, 5th Vermont (Sawyer) City Point National Cemetery)

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Tucker, S. S., H, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

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Brown, J. H., 3d Vermont Bat. (City Point National Cemetery)

City Point Cavalry Corps Cemetery

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M. Sargent, I, 1st Vt. Cav. (City Point National Cemetery)

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City Point on line of R.R.

The following named are buried at City Point, Va. --- alog the line of the Rail road between the "Point," and the defenses.

Shattuck, L. W., B, 11th Vermont (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)
French, Lieut. G. O., 1st Vermont Art. (Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT)

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2d Division Ground, adjoining 3d Div., 9th A.C., Meade Station

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Capron, Stephen B., G, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Edldred, G. W., F, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Smith, Marons, F, 17th Vermont (Smith, Marquis D., Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, VT)
Archer, Chas., G., 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Wescott, Larbett, H, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Bliss, John F., F, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Dwinnell, R. E., C, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)
Mercey, Marshall, H, 17th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

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Buried in Kernstown

Dow, Wm. A, F, 5th Vermont (Winchester National Cemetery)
Whitney, B. F, K, 11th Vermont (Winchester National Cemetery)

Buried in 2d Div. Hospital grounds, near Patrick's Station

Zihes, Jos., K, 4th Vermont (Titus, Joseph)(Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Grow, Corp Jos., E, 11th Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Hadley, Henry C., D, 11th Vermont (Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, VT)

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Fairbanks, Geo., D, 2nd Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Spaulding, Sergt. A. D., E, 2nd Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Oliver, Wm., C, 5th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

Buried in 3d Div. Burying-ground, near Patrick's Station

Merritt, Wm. I, G, 10th Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Smith, Jos. A, H, 10th Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Smith, John, H, 10th Vermont (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)

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Graves at Bermuda Hundred.

Lovejoy, Daniel, D, 9th Vermont (Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT)

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Jones' Landing near the Neck.

Woodward, Silas, --, 9th Vermont (City Point National Cemetery)

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The following are buried at New Grounds, Danville

Ball, corp Sylv. B., K, 10th Vt. D. May 5th '65 (Danville National Cemetery)

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Register of Deaths at Camp Lawton, Millin, Ga.

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In the hasty evacuation of Savannah by the rebels in Dec., 1864, there was left behind a small box of blank books connectd with the Medical Department of Camp Lawton. One of these books contained the "Death Register" of the Rebel Prison above named. A Presbyterian Clergyman cut out the leaves containing the list of the dead and brought them to the Christian Commission. This valuable MS. has since been deposited by the Commissino in the national archives at Washington.

The numbers given probably refer to the order in which the graves were dug. If so the bodies may be identified by the corresponding number marked upon the graves at Millen.

4. R. Rankin, D, 10th Reg. Vermont. (Beaufort National Cemetery)
18. J. Saxmen, F, 13th Vermont (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)
27. Page Fergusurson, K, 4th Vermont (Ferguson, Clark A., Beaufort National Cemetery)
33. T. Martingale, C, 11th Vermont (Not identifiable in Vermont Rosters)
66. Wm. H. Stockman, K, 11th Vermont. (Beaufort National Cemetery)
67. F Powers, D, 1st Vermont Cav. (Beaufort National Cemetery)
222. W. E. Owen, L., 1st Vermont Art. (Beaufort National Cemetery)
245. Colvin, William, L. 1st U.S. Arty (sic) (Beaufort National Cemetery)
370. Jas. Goodrich, H, 11th Vermont Inf. (Beaufort National Cemetery)
437. W. Cunningham, ---, 1st Vt. Cav. (Beaufort National Cemetery)