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Drake, George E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Bristol, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 6/16/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/25/1838, Bristol, VT
Death: 11/20/1901

Burial: Warren Cemetery, Warren, VT
Marker/Plot: 11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 115490209

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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Warren Cemetery, Warren, VT

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Obituary

Granville --- George E. Drake died recently, aged 63. He was a member of Company B., 11th regiment, Vermont Volunteers. He leaves a wife and one daughter. Mr. Drake has lived in town nearly 30 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church, and Superintendent of Sunday School, was a very worthy citizen, and had the respect of all who knew him. Interment was in Warren.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Dec. 12. 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French

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