Colby, George W.
Age: 19, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 12/21/63, dis/dsb 2/6/65
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: 06/041843, Waterbury, VT
Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 240
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Death date/location; Widow, 8/18/1926
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)
(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)
Cenotaph at Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.
George W. Colby, a brother of Mrs. E.G. Eggleston, who recently died in Montpelier, claimed to be the first man to enlist from Stowe, for service in the Civil War. He enlisted May 7, 1861 in the 2nd Vermont Regiment, and re-enlisted in December, '63. He was in all battles of his regiment, and was wounded in the left arm and was discharged on account of the wound in February, '65.
Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, April 20, 1921
Courtesy of Deanna French