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Marshall, Benjamin G. W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 10/25/64, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/29/1836, Stowe, VT
Death: 12/06/1919

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: 25
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 74160981

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


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Obituary

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen: DEC. 10, 1919

BENJAMIN MARSHALL

The funeral for Benjamin Cary Wood Marshall, a respected resident, was held at his home on the main road to Waterbury, Monday afternoon. The Rev. M.E. Bacon conducted the service. The bearers were the deceased son, Melville O. Marshall, grandson, Orra Marshall, and cousins, B.L. and H.E. Shaw. The burial was made in River Bank cemetery. Mr. Marshall died Saturday afternoon, after a months illness with complication of troubles. He was 83 years old. His parents, Orra and Polly Marshall were among the settlers of Stowe, coming here from Maine, buying and clearing the land which is now the home farm. Mr. Marshall was born there, and always lived there. He was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting in Co. E, 11th Vermont Regiment, and serving two years.

Mr. Marshall married December 20, 1865, Miss Aurella Moody of Stowe. Their golden anniversary was celebrated at the home of their son, December 20, 1915. Mrs Marshall, and one son, Melville O. survive, and also five grandchildren, Miss Polly Marshall, of Worcester, Mass., Miss Flora, of Boston, Orra E., Miss Lillia and Gary, of Stowe. A son, Justin L. Marshall died in October, 1916. Mr. Marshall was a charter member of H.H.Smith, GAR, and was re-elected surgeon at the annual meeting of the post, held on the afternoon of his death.

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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