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Holcomb, Charles W.


Age: 26, credited to Panton, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/64, m/i 8/25/64, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 04/04/1836, Panton, VT
Death: 02/12/1904

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 16
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/18/1887, NY; widow Mary A., 2/20/1904, VT
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


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Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Death of Charles Holcomb

Charles Holcomb, Sr., died Thursday night at his home in this city from a complication of diseases after an illness of about a month in the 69th year of his age. He is survived by a wife, one son, Charles, a stepdaughter, Mrs. Charles Goslaw, two brothers, George Holcomb of this city and Edward Holcomb of Westport, N. Y., three sisters, Mrs. Mina Merrill, Mrs. Peter Tredo and Mrs. Ella ----------, residing somewhere in New York State. Mr. Holcomb was a veteran of the Civil War, being a member of Co. B, 11th Vermont. He was a member of the Methodist Church of this city and also of Ethan Allen Post, G. A. R.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 13, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.