Individual Record -- Brown, Rufus
Age: 44, credited to Lowell, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 7/8/63
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Birth: 03/04/1823, Concord, NH
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 119379868
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)
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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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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CHELSEA -- Rufus Brown, one of the oldest and most respected citizens of the town, died at his home in the northwestern part of town on Thursday, the 14th instant, to the infirmities of old age. The funeral was held at his late residence Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. L. N. Moody officiating. The remains were placed in the tomb at Highland Cemetery, where are also the remains of his son, Willie, whose death occurred about four weeks ago. The bearers were, George Taplin, Austin L. Skinner, Richard H. Kennedy, and Cornelius Scales.
The deceased is survived by a widow who is very feeble, and two daughters, Miss. Emma, who resides at home, and has tenderly cared for her parents, and Mrs. Charles Pearson, of Barre.
Barre Daily Times, Feb. 19, 1907
Courtesy of Deanna French