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Burlingame, Sylvester C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Dummerston, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 3/5/62; enl 5/27/62, m/i 7/9/62, SGT, Co. K, 9th VT INF, red 6/23/63, pr SGT 8/1/63, wdd, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, comn 2LT, 12/30/64 (1/13/65), m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/30/1843, Brattleboro, VT
Death: 12/16/1903

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 14150128

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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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Tombstone

Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Portrait

Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Biography

Sylvester C. Burlingame, 60 years old, died suddenly of heart disease at his Meriden, Conn., home last Thursday morning. He was a civil war veteran, being a member of Company F. Fourth, and Company K, Ninth Vermont, serving Company K as second lieutenant. He was a member of Sedgwick Grand Army post. A widow, a daughter, Mrs. M. D. Coan, of Meriden. Conn., two sisters and brother survive. The funeral was attended at the local Universalist house last Saturday afternoon, Rev. R.K. Marvin officiating, the burial being in Prospect cemetery.

Argus & Patriot
December 23, 1903
Submitted by Tom Boudreau.

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