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Martin, Silas B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/25/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1831, Calais, VT
Death: 01/20/1896

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/19/1885; widow Sarah J,. 2/10/1896, VT, not approved
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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Died in Calais, VT

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Obituary

Silas Martin, a farmer and a respected citizen of Calais, committed suicide by hanging Tuesday afternoon. He was found dead in the barn. He was about 60 years of age and leaves a wife and one son. No reason was given for the deed.

Source: Burlington Clipper, January 30, 1896
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.