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Hubbard, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Bridgewater, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 7/15/65, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/06/1846, Woodstock, VT
Death: 09/08/1926

Burial: Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 43217771

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

Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT

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Obituary

Vermont Tribune Newspaper, Ludlow, Vermont

George W. Hubbard died at his home in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont, 8 Sept., 1926 (age 80 yrs. 3 mos. 2 days). He suffered from gastritis for many years and combined with a heart attack, he died after three days' illness. He was a farmer. he was born on Long Hill in Woodstock, Vermont, 6 June, 1846, the youngest of 8 children of his parents, Ephraim & Esther (Baird) Hubbard. He moved with his parents to Bridgewater, Vt. when he was 4 years old and was a resident of that town the rest of his life.

He served in the Civil War for 22 months. He was only 18 yrs old when he enlisted 1 Dec., 1863 as a private. He was mustered in 16 Dec., 1863 in Co. "G", 11th Vt. He was promoted to the post of corporal 15 July, 1865. He was badly wounded, was discharged 25 Aug., 1865 from Fort Foote, Maryland, and came home on crutches.

He was married in Ludlow, 13 June, 1889, to Miss Julia A. Emery of Plymouth, by Baptist Minister Rev. Rivaldo Olds. [she b. ca. 1854, dau. of Charles & Abigial Emery] He had been in poor health over five years. His wife tenderly cared for him. He was the last veteran of the Civil War in Bridgewater Corners, Vt., to survive.

Survived by: widow, daughter Mrs. Jessie Bradish and a grandson, Wilford Bradish of Ludlow. The funeral was held at the Plymouth church, Rev. Hermon Lewis officiating. The casket was draped by the flag. Mr. Cushing, a Grand Army man was present. Bearers were Arthur and Julian Messer, Wendall Miner and James Little.

Contributed by Linda M. Welch.

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