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Colby, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, kia, Petersburg, 4/2/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1845, Danville, VT
Death: 04/02/1865

Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Mother, 6/11/1879
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Died in Virginia

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Obituary

Killed. in the recent battles before Petersburg, Va., Charles Colby, of Battery M, 11th Vt. Vols., son of John F. Colby, of Danville, aged 18 years.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 28, 1865

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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