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Kent, Lorenzo E.

Age: 18, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/20/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. K, 7th VT INF, reen 2/15/64, rtrnd, pr CPL 5/17/65, dsrtd 9/27/64

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Birth: 1844, Eddington, ME
Death: 03/20/1916

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
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

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Lorenzo E. Kent

Death of Lorenzo E. Kent

News has been received in this city of the death of Lorenzo E. Kent, of Roxbury, which occurred Monday night. The funeral will be held in Roxbury this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Kent formerly resided in this city and was a conductor on the Central Vermont railway for many years. The Messenger is asked to say that as many conductors and railroad men as possible as requested to attend the funeral.

St. Albans Daily Messenger, March 23, 1916
Submitted by Tom Boudreau.


H. C. Kent, of Mail street, was called to Roxbury Tuesday, by the death of her uncle, Lorenzo E. Kent, a Civil War veteran, and for many years a conductor on the Central Vermont railroad. his run being between Burlington and Essex Junction. He retired about ten years ago, and had lived in Roxbury since then, although mostly all of his life a resident of Montpelier. He was 76 years old, a son of Herman Kent.

He enlisted at the outbreak of the war, in Co. K., 7th Vermont regiment, from this city, and served three years. A brother, Herman O., was killed in the battle of Fredericksburg. A third brother, George, father of H. O. Kent is also deceased. He leaves a wife, three sons having died.

Burlington Weekly Free Press, March 23, 1916
Courtesy of Deanna French