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Chamberlin, Henry D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Jay, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. B, 3rd VT INF, m/o 12/10/62

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VITALS

Birth: 07/11/1841, Troy, VT
Death: 05/10/1904

Burial: Jay Center Cemetery, Jay, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 102265420

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/20/1887, 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

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BURIAL:

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Jay Center Cemetery, Jay, VT

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Obituary

Henry D. Chamberlin

Henry D. Chamberlin died at his home in Jay Tuesday, May 10, after an illness of about twelve days of pneumonia. The funeral took place Thursday under the auspices of Masonic Union Lodge, No. 16, F. & A. M., of Troy, of which he was a member.

Mr. Chamberlin was born in Jay July 11, 1841. He served as a private in Co. B, 3rd Vt. Vols., and was discharged December 10, 1862. With the exception of four years of the late Cleveland administration, he had been postmaster since 1870. He had held all the town offices, and represented Jay in the legislature of 1874. He was captain of Co. H, Fifth regiment, Vermont militia, composed of the towns of Jay, Troy, Westfield and Lowell. In 1894 he was elected assistant judge of the Orleans county court,which position he occupied with marked ability four years. He was an accomplished land surveyor and his services were much in demand. He was a member of the Baptist church. He leaves a wife , who is in poor health.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, May 14, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.