Hall, George Burton
Age: 18, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 3rd VT LARTY, USA
Service: enl 6/25/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, tr to 17th US INF, 1/15/63, m/o 6/1/63; enl 9/24/63, m/i 1/1/64, Pvt, 3rd VT LARTY, pr CPL 1/21/64, red 12/3/64, m/o 6/15/65
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Birth: 1844, Richmond, VT
Burial: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Chuck McGill
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Hall, George B., Roxbury. Town clerk and insurance agent. Born Richmond, June 24, 1844; son of Benjamin and Lovina Delight (Carroll) Hall. Educated at public schools, Northfield High School, and Vermont Conference Seminary, Montpelier. In 1877 married Evelyn S. Pearson of Roxbury; they have one son, Homer Perl. Mr. Hall has taught in the public schools; been pension attorney; clerked in a general store; and conducted a small insurance business.
Enlisted in Co. I, 9th Vermont Infantry, 1862; transferred to Co. B, 2nd Battalion, 17th U.S. Infantry, 1863; re-enlisted in 3rd Vermont Battery 1863; was discharged 1865 at close of the war; was in the battles of Harper's Ferry 1862, Chancellorsville 1863, Petersburg Mine, 1864, and and Petersburg, March and April, 1865.
Is a Republican; a member of the Republican county committee; was justice of the peace 1878-88; has held the office of town clerk from 1903 to the present time (1912). In religious belief is a Methodist. Member of Mad River Lodge No. 77, F. & A. M.; King Solomon Chapter No. 7, R. A. M.; Montpelier Council No. 4, R. & S. M.; Mount Zion Commandery No. 9, K. T.; Mount Sinai Temple, Mystic Shrine; Gamaliel Washburn Lodge of Perfection, 14 degrees; Mount Cavalry Council, Princes of Jerusalem, 16 degrees; Delta Chapter of Rose Croix, 18 degrees; Vermont Consistory, A. A. S. R., 32 degrees; Northfield Lodge, No. 19, I. O. O. F.; past commander William H. Boynton post No. 94, G. A. S.; ex-delegate to National Encampment, aide-de-camp to commander-in-chief, and junior vice commander Department of Vermont.
Source: Prentiss C. Dodge, editor, Encyclopedia Vermont Biography, (Ullery Publishing Company, Burlington, VT., 1912), p. 209.
George Burton Hall, aged 79 years, died Saturday in Northfield, after a year's illness with Bright's disease and complications. The funeral was held Monday afternoon. Mr. Hall had been a lifelong resident of Roxbury and was prominent in that town.having been town clerk for many years. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having been a member of the 9th Vermont and also of the 17th United States regulars. In fraternal life, he was affiliated with the Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges.
Source: Bennington Banner, June 18, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.