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Lillie, Matthew

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 07/12/1843, New York
Death: 07/24/1922

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 20325933

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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


DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Obituary

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

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