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Davenport, George Daniel

Age: 29, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/16/61, 1SGT, Co. H, 5th VT INF, comn 1LT, Co. G, 11/22/61 (11/22/61), pr CPT, Co. B, 12/2/62 (12/2/62), mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64, d/wds 5/12/64 [College: MC 56]

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Birth: 07/22/1832, Brandon, VT
Death: 05/12/1864

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: 69
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: MC 56
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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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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. . .We regret to learn that Capt. Davenport, reported wounded, is killed. He went out in Co. G, 5th Vt., as 1st Lieut., and was subsequently made Captain.

He was a graduate of Middlebury College, and a young man of bright promise. He enlisted from Brandon, where his mother now resides.

St. Albans Daily Messenger, 17 May 1864.

Casualties In The Fifth Vermont.

From Gen. Grant's official report to Gen. Washburn of casualties of the Vermont Brigade under date of May 11, 1864, we give the following mournful list in the Fifth Vermont Regiment to which Franklin county furnished two companies, viz., companies A, and C. In the whole regiment the following is the official result:

Killed 28, wounded 179, missing 31, total 238.


Co. B -- Capt. George D. Davenport, Brandon, Peter Landor, Burlington…

The Vermont transcript (St. Albans), 27 May 1864