Fassett, Royal F.
Age: 20, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 3/24/64, m/i 3/24/64, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, tr to VRC 2/21/65; m/o 9/2/65
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Birth: 03/15/1844, Hancock, VT
Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 43541339
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/17/1868
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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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Royal F. Fassett
March 5, 1921
DIED AT SOLDIERS' HOME
Royal F. Fassett who Served in the 11th Vermont.
Royal F. Fassett, died of dropsy at the Soldiers' Home, Saturday morning, March 5,1921, at the age of 77 years, nearly, having been born in Hancock, March 15, 1844. He never married and his only surviving relatives are a brother, George, who carries on a tin shop in Middlebury, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Scott, of Tunbridge. A brother and a sister died many years ago. He learned the trade of tinsmith in the shop of his uncle in Rochester, and worked in many places ever since, among them, Rochester, Montpelier, Bethel and Bennington in Willoughby's shop.
He enlisted from Lunenburg in Co. M, Eleventh Vt., March 24, 1864; was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, Feb, 21,1865; was mustered out Sept. 2, 1865.
He came to the Home, July 26,1920, in an enfeebled condition, and for a long time lingered between life and death. His brother George came to see him many times during his sickness and was with him at the last, giving unremitting attention.
Burial will be at the Home cemetery Monday forenoon.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.