Age: 21, credited to Newark, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 3/29/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, dsrtd 2/1/65, rtnd n.d., m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 12/16/1844, Vermont
Burial: Old Catholic Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 45403808
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 01/23/1880; widow Mary S., 10/23/1913, VT
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)
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Old Catholic Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
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Eli Gilbert, a long time and much respected citizen of this place, died suddenly at Island Pond Friday morning, where he had gone after friends. Mr. Gilbert was a veteran of the Civil war. The funeral was held at Island Pond Monday morning, Fr. Cray from East Albany officiating and burial at that place.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, Oct. 8 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.