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Holton, Chester O.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 16, credited to Vernon, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 11th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 8/3/62, m/i 9/12/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, m/o 4/15/64; enl 8/2/64, m/i 8/2/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65; also Co. E, 8th US CAV, Gen'l Mtd Svc, USA

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1849, Northfield, VT
Death: 02/06/1926

Burial: Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
Marker/Plot: 8/L/12
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 3714159

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date, 1/11/1882, all three units
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: Burial Register has name as Halton

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

Webmaster's 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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