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Edgerton, Francis Monroe

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl, 5/9/61, m/i SGT, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, 6/20/61, pr SGTMAJ, 10/14/61, comn 2LT, Co. K, 1/25/62 (1/25/62), pr Adjutant 8/4/62 (8/16/62), m/o 6/29/64 [College: MC 64]

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VITALS

Birth: 04/11/1840, Poultney, VT
Death: 12/17/1907

Burial: East Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 121664781

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Joseph Stahl Collection, VHS Collections
College?: MC 64
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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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT

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Portrait

Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society





Adjutant Francis M. Edgerton

(Joseph Stahl Collection)

Obituary

Francis M. Edgerton, 82, who died recently at his home in Richmond, L.I. was a native of East Poultney, and was second lieutenant of the company of volunteers which organized at Middlebury College during the Civil War. He was a friend of Abraham Lincoln and Henry Ward Beecher, and was prominent in public affairs in the old city of Brooklyn.

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER, DEC. 27, 1907

Courtesy of Deanna French

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