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Brooks, Daniel G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Morgan, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/5/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 4/26/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Charleston, VT
Death: 06/19/1917

Burial: Morgan Center Cemetery, Morgan, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/22/1864; widow AdahF., 8/14/1919, NH, not approved
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Morgan Center Cemetery, Morgan, VT

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Obituary

Daniel Brooks of Morgan Center died early Tuesday morning and Undertaker E. A. Benis was called to prepare the body for burial. Mr. Brooks was 73 years and 4 months old and a veteran of the civil war, and was in the service as a a member of the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery. The funeral was held Thursday, and was in charge of Undertaker Bemis. Deceased was a member of Erastus Buck Post No. 78, G. A. R. and the funeral was attended by seven comrades, H. B. Farmer, John Aldrich, Ira Dumore, M. L. Dyer, Frank Lewey, Edward Barnes and Carlos Barnes, the first four acting as bearers. The G. A. R. burial service was held at the grave. Several members of the W. R. C. were also present.

Source: Essex County Herald, June 22, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.