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Jackman, Samuel Swett

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Bolton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, enlisted 8/14/64, m/i 8/14/64, m/o 6/29/65, dis/dsb 3/6/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/26/1834, Hyde Park, VT
Death: 01/06/1904

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 118810986

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of John Cotton, Russelville, AR

2nd Great Grandfather of John Cotton, Russellville, AR

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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Samuel S. Jackman

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, January 7, 1904

Death of Samuel S. Jackman

Samuel S. Jackman, aged 69 years, died at 6 o'clock Wednesday at his home, 32 Upper Walden st. The funeral will be held at the house Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Mr. Jackman was a veteran of the Civil War, a member of H.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., this city. He enlisted in Co. K, 5th Vt. Vols., August 19, 1861, and was discharged for disability March 6, 1863. After recovering from his disability, he again enlisted August 13, 1864, and was assigned to the same company and regiment, and served until the regiment was mustered out January 29, 1865.

The Fifth Vermont Volunteers was one of the fighting regiments of the Sixth Corps, Vermont Brigade. During its four years of service, the regiment sustained the following losses: killed and died of wounds received in action, 11 commissioned officers and 202 men; the total number of killed and wounded in the regiment during the war was 685 out of a total enrollment 1618.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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