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King, Elmer Miller

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/10/64, m/i 8/10/64, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/14/1847, Salisbury, VT
Death: 07/06/1881

Burial: Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40603063

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/12/1879; widow Ida E., 7/20/1881
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

Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, VT

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Courtesy of Bernie Noble

Obituary

Brandon

Elmer M. King died at his residence on Seminary street last week, Wednesday, from a disease of the brain, occasioned by sunstroke in the army. He leaves a wife and three small children, who in their great affliction receive much sympathy.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 15, 1881
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.