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Carpenter, Phineas
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 44, credited to Belvidere, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 9/24/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, m/o 2/28/63

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VITALS
Birth: 1815, Belvidere, VT
Death: 01/28/1890

Burial: Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Application date
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Arlan St. Laurent and Martha St. Laurent Maynard, Mobile, AL

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Tombstone

Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT

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Obituary

BELVIDERE --- Mr. Phineas Carpenter, an early settler in this town, was buried Jan. 28, at the age of 75 years. Mr. Carpenter will be missed by all his neighbors and townsmen. It was said by his comrade Capt. R. D. Whittemore at the funeral, that he had never been sued, or brought suit against any person in his life, which would indicate the peaceful disposition of the man.

He had held all the town offices in the gift of the town, having been for a number of years town clerk. Although beyond the age prescribed by law at which he would be liable to serve in the army, he volunteered for the defence of his country, and it is said by his comrades, made a good and reliable soldier in the Rebellion.

Morrisville News and Citizen, Feb. 13, 1890

Courtesy of Deanna French.