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Fisher, Gustavus Philemon

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/20/1846, Germany
Death: 01/07/1911

Burial: Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 91623487

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


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Jeannine B. Young, West Glover, VT

Great Granduncle of Tory Wilson, Williston, VT

Great Granduncle of Denise Viands, Winston-Salem, NC

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Westlook Cemetery, Glover, VT

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Obituary

PHILEMON GUSTAVUS FISHER

WEST GLOVER --- Philemon Gustavus Fisher died Jan. 18 of typhoid pneumonia. He was the son of the late Lewis H. Fisher, and was born in Herschbush, Germany in 1846. He had been a resident of Glover nearly all of his life, moving to Morristown four years ago. He enlisted in Co. D., 11th regiment, and was a member of Mason G.A.R. Post and its commander. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and two daughters, Mrs. Henry Paquette and Freda, also two brothers, Henry Fisher of Idaho, Christopher C. Fisher of Wolcott, and one sister, Mrs. George McKelty of Wolcott. Funeral services were held at his late home, and the body was placed in the tomb until spring when it will be brought to Glover, and placed beside his first wife.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, Jan. 25, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French

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