Age: 43, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. D, 11th VT INF, tr to VRC 11/25/64, m/o 7/8/65
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Birth: 1819, Ryegate, VT
Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
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Died at Soldier Home, Jan. 22, Samuel Merrill, age 76. He was late of Co. D, 11th Vermont Regiment -- enlisted Aug 9, 1865 -- mustered out July, 1865 -- admitted to the Home, March 8, 1888, No. 40. Comrade Merrill has been a member of the home nearly 7 years. He was an eminent and devoted Christian, and when able was present at the services of the Baptist Church in this village. He will be buried at Waterbury, Death No. 49.
Source: Bennington Banner, Jan. 22, 1895
Courtesy of Deanna French.