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Merrill, Samuel


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
Death: 01/22/1895

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
Pension?: Yes, 5/4/1887, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

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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Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Deaths at the Soldiers’ Home

Samuel Merrill, an inmate at the Soldiers’ Home in Bennington, died on the 22d. He came there from Waterbury, was 75 years old, and had been a member of Co. D, 11th Vt. This is the 49th death at the Home. The membership of the institution is 100 at the present time, 23 of the 24 beds in the hospital are occupied. The average age of the patients in the hospital is nearly 70 years.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, January 30, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.