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Bridge, George S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/13/62; enl 9/19/64, m/i 9/19/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Bridgewater, VT
Death: 10/20/1922

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 76392094

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, date/location
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

Ludlow

George S. Bridge died at his home on Pleasant street Tuesday night after a long illness, aged 78 years. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having served in company I, 5th regiment, Vermont volunteers, and company A, 9th regiment, Vermont volunteers. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. May Parsons of Ludlow and Mrs. H. L. Stickney of Washington, D. C., who arrived here last night.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 19, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.