Emerson, Sargent R.
Age: 35, credited to Orange, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. C, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 1/4/64, m/i 3/3/64, WGNR, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 08/25/1828, Danville, VT
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 127881659
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: 13th History, Findagrave
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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VHS (Misc. Files)
SARGENT R. EMERSON was from the town of Orange, Vermont, and for some reason, came to Washington County and joined the East Montpelier Company, and he counted, however, on the town of Orange. He enrolled in Company C as a recruit. His age at this date was 34. He was the only man from the town of Orange in this company, but he was all right and entirely acceptable. Was a good man and a good soldier and continued with the regiment during its term of service. Comrade Emerson entered the service again and joined Company E, 17th Vermont Regiment, and took the position of wagoner, a quite responsible place. He was mustered in on his last enlistment March 3rd, 1864, and discharged July 14, 1865, and is now residing at Barre, Vt. On page 198 will be seen a picture of Comrade Emerson taken in 1897.
Source: Sturtevant, p. 498