Age: 19, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 11/27/63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 3/4/65, m/o 7/7/65
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Birth: 07/12/1843, New York
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 20325933
Alias?: None noted
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: 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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Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
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BURIAL OF MATTHEW S. LILLIE
The Burial of Matthew S. Lillie, an aged Grand Army man, who fell dead on the streets of Burlington Monday, took place in Oak Cemetery Thursday morning. Stoughton Post. G.A.R., and Rev. J. M. Maxwell of the Baptist Church officiating.
Ten years ago he had erected here a monument on his lot showing a life size figure of a soldier, at a cost of several thousand dollars. He leaves two daughters in New York state.
Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Vt. July 27, 1922
Courtesy of Deanna French