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Burgess, Ambrose H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Grafton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, pr CPL 2/10/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/23/1841, Grafton, VT
Death: 09/17/1886

Burial: Burgess Cemetery, Grafton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 105703687

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/24/1880; widow Fannie S., 12/22/1886, VT
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Burgess Cemetery, Grafton, VT

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Obituary

Grafton

Ambrose H. Burgess, who died last Friday after a long and painful illness, served in the war as a member of Co. G, 11th Vt., Vols., and his funeral on Sunday was attended by a large number of his old comrades, six Grand Army posts being represented. Mr. Burgess was wounded in the Battle of Winchester, Va., Sept. 19, 1864, and his funeral took place on the 22d anniversary of that battle.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, September 24, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.