Brooks, Daniel G.
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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Birth: abt 1843, Charleston, VT
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)
Alias?: None noted
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)
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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Daniel Brooks of Morgan Center died early Tuesday morning and undertaker E. A. Bemis was called to prepare the body for burial. Mr. Brooks was 73 years and four months old, and a veteran of the Civil War, and was a service member of the First Vermont Heavy Artillery. The funeral was held Thursday, and was in charge of Undertaker Bemis. Deceased was a member of Erastus Buck Post, 78, G.A.R., and the funeral was attended by seven comrades, H. B. Farmer, John Aldrich, Ira Dunmore. Mr. L. Dyer. Frank Lewey, Edward Barnes and Carlos Barnes; the first four acting as bearers. The G.A.R. service was held at the grave. Several members of the W.R.C. were also present.
Essex County Herald, June 22, 1917
Daniel G. Brooks died at his home Friday morning, June 19, after an illness of only one week, aged 73 years and four months. Mr. Brooks was a veteran of the Civil War, a member of the First Vermont Heavy Artillery. Coming to this place after the war, he had for many years made his home, and will be greatly missed, especially in the church where he was a sincere earnest Christian worker, always ready to do anything in his power to help in any good work. The funeral was held at the Union Church Thursday afternoon, Rev. W, Cook officiating. Deceased was a member of Erastus Buck Post, No. 78, G.A.R. Seven comrades, H. B. Farmer, John Aldrich, Ira Dunmore, M. L. Dyre, Frank Lewey, Edward and Carlos Barnes were present the first four acting as bearers. Seven members of the W.R.C. were also present. The floral offerings were beautiful, including those from the circle of King's Sons and Daughters, of which Mr. Brooks was a member. He leaves a wife, besides a large circle of relatives and friends. The burial service was used at the grave. Interment in the cemetery here.
Orleans County Monitor, July 18, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French.