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Holmes, Charles F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Sheffield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/64, m/i 8/12/64, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/01/1846, Newton, MA
Death: 10/06/1914

Burial: Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Harman Clark
Findagrave Memorial #: 150856828

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Sutton, VT

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Obituary

SUTTON --- Charles F. Holmes died very suddenly Tuesday evening. He had been around through the day as usual and the first part of the evening. he retired and soon called his wife by name. She went to the bed and raised him up, and he was soon gone.

Mr. Holmes was a soldier in the War of the Rebellion. He leaves his wife, one son, and a daughter as near relatives. The funeral service was held at the church Friday afternoon, the service being conducted by Rev. Mr. Angell from West Burke, and the burial was at the cemetery near the village.

St Johnsbury Caledonian, Oct. 14, 1914
Courtesy of Deanna French

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