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Leet, Elbert R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/21/63, m/i 12/1/63, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. B 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/18/1848, Essex, NY
Death: 03/06/1902

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Marker/Plot: 93
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 45541218

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/13/1889, 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

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Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT

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Elbert R. Leet

St. Albans Daily Messenger

March 7, 1902

Elbert R. Leet

Elbert R. Leet, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home on Bristed Flats Wednesday night after an illness of several months with Bright's disease. Mr. Leet was a member of the First Vermont cavalry, enlisting from Burlington, November 21,1863 and being mustered out August 9, 1865. He was a member of Libanua Lodge, F. & A.M. Mr. Leet's attorney, G.W. Snedon, received notice Wednesday that Mr. Leet's pension had been increased to $12 a month.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.