Age: 18, credited to Lowell, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/18/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. H, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl 12/11/63, m/i 1/2/64, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65
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Birth: 1846, Lowell, VT
Burial: Cabot Village Cemetery, Cabot, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/28/1879; widow Aurilla, 9/24/1920, VT; lists both units
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)
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.
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Cabot Village Cemetery, Cabot, VT
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Henry Lapointe Veteran of Civil War Dies at age 66
Henry Lapointe, who passed away Monday, July 26, at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Rose Colberth, here, after a few weeks illness with pneumonia, was about 76 years of age. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Kinne Lapoint.
He was a veteran of the Civil War, and a very kind man, who made many friends where he was. He was especially kind in the family, and always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He is survived by his wife and seven children; Will Lapointe and John Lapointe of Ashland, N. H;. Alonzo Lapointe of North Calais; Pearl Lapointe of Woodbury; Mrs. Getchell of Hardwick; Mrs. Rufus Allen of Williamstown; Mrs. Matilda Smith of Wells River, also three brothers Barney Lapointe and Joel Lapointe of Georgia, and Merrill Lapointe of Wheelock.
The funeral was held Wednesday at the M.E. Church in Cabot, with burial in the cemetery of that place.
Source: Barre Daily Times, Aug. 2, 1920
Courtesy of Deanna French.