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Humphrey, George Wesley


Age: 20, credited to Burke, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i, Pvt., Co. E, 15th VT INF 10/22/62, m/o 8/5/63; enl 8/4/64, m/i 8/4/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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Birth: 08/20/1842, Burke, VT
Death: 01/03/1908

Burial: Woodmont Cemetery, Burke, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Mo Humphrey
Findagrave Memorial #: 32960772


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 09/21/1889, VT; widow Hannah A., 01/21/1908, 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: 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.


Great Grandfather of Beverly J. Arbon, Mapleton, UT

Great Grandfather of Maurice Humphrey, Richmond, VT

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Woodmont Cemetery, Burke, VT

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George Humphrey

Argus & Patriot

Jan. 22, 1908

George Humphrey, who died January 3 at his home in East Burke after a long and painful illness of cancer of the liver, was born in 1842, on the farm adjoining the one on which he died. September 15, 1862, he enlisted in Company E, 15th Inf. Vt. Vols., and was mustered out August 5, 1863. August 4, 1865, he enlisted in Company A, 9th Vt. Vols., and was discharged with the regiment in Richmond, Va., August 10, 1864 he married Miss Hannah Hosford, of East Haven, who survives him. Five boys and five girls were born to them and this is the first death in the family. Mr. Humphrey represented the town in the Vermont legislature in 1884 and in 1888 and had held many town offices.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.