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Chandler, Martin L.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 28, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. C, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS
Birth: 04/11/1832, Cabot, VT
Death: 05/12/1912

Burial: Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT
Marker/Plot: 122
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 27124640
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Death date/location; Widow, 6/03/1912
Portrait?: Findagrave off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
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BURIAL:
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Middlesex Center Cemetery, Middlesex, VT

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Biography

MARTIN L. CHANDLER was from Marshfield and joined the East Montpelier Company August 29 1862 Mustered into the United States army at Brattleboro, Vt., October 10 and started for Washington, to take share and part in the pending conflict on October 11 and went into Camp on East Capitol Hill on the 14, there drilled for a few days and then crossed Long Bridge into Old Virginia October 30, on the way to the front line for picket duty Comrade Chandler was of the age of 28, and ripe and well fitted physically and mentally for soldier life, the camp, march, drill, picket line and battle was ever ready and on hand to perform his every duty. He was a manly, brave soldier, and never complained when hard tack was wormy and rations short and duty hard and dangerous. Was a soldier of convictions and forgot not the lessons of propriety because a volunteer. His part was manfully done and returned to his home with a reputation of well done. He counted on the quota of Marshfield, Vt. Served out his full term and was mustered out with the regiment July 21, 1863. He now resides in Middlesex, Vt. See page 192 for his pictures.

Ralph Orson Sturtevant and Carmi L. Marsh. Pictorial History: Thirteenth Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, (Privately published by the regiment, c1910), p. 495.