Carpenter, Solon B.
Age: 18, credited to Chester, VTVITALS
Birth: 04/12/1844, Eden, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, NE
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
Orleans County Monitor, May 20, 1907
News has been received of the death of Solon B. Carpenter, of Inavale, Neb. Mr. Carpenter was born in Eden in 1845. When quite young he moved with his parents to Brownington. At the age of 17, he enlisted in Co. F. of the 11th Vermont Regiment, heavy artillery, serving two years. He was wounded in the battle of Cold Harbor and received a discharge.
Soon after the war he went to Nebraska, took up a government claim, and lived in that state until his death, May 7. He married Miss Martha Skinner of Barton Landing. Six children were born to them, all of whom are living: He also leaves a brother, Willis E. of Columbus, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Austin Lund of Barton Landing.
Mr. Carpenter was a kind husband and father and highly respected by those who knew him.
Courtesy of Deanna French.