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Individual Record -- Hall, George Burton

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Richmond, VT
Death: 06/13/1914

Burial: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 144
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Chuck McGill

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT

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(Gibson Collection)

Biography

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.

Obituary

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.

Bennington Banner, June 18, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


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