Monger, Nathan Anson
Age: 18, credited to Orwell, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, pow 6/28/64, Andersonville, prld?, m/o 6/26/65, SOWD
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Birth: 02/12/1848, Orwell, VT
Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46849635
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/15/1882, VT; widow Betsey V., 2/20/1926, VT
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)
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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Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
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Courtesy of Bernie Noble
Nathan Anson Monger died at his home in Orwell Thursday Jan. 7, after an illness of but a few weeks, his death marking the passing of the last of Orwell's once long "line of blue." N. Anson Monger was born Feb. 12, 1848, in Orwell where most of his life was spent. He was a son of Alvah and Rebecca Martindale Monger. December 7,1863, at the age of fifteen, he enlisted as a soldier of the Civil War for the period of "three years of during the war" and served as a private in Company B of the First regiment of Vermont Volunteers until June 26, 1865, when he was honorably discharged. He married Miss Betsey V. Coates of Benson July 12, 1870, and to them was born one son, George, who died in his young manhood. Mr. Monger is survived by his wife and two brothers, G. Alonzo Monger and John Monger, both of Orwell.
A prayer service was conducted at he house at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon and funeral services were held at the Congregational church at 2 o'clock, Rev. Robert Lawton officiating and were largely attended. A quartet composed of D.L. Wells, F. E. Lillie, G. S. Bishop and Owen Balcom rendered two vocal selections, "Tenting Tonight" and "The Soldier's Farewell." The burial service of the American Legion was conducted by Commander John Brown and Chaplain Russell Easton of Mt. Independence Post, No. 85. Lawrence Duffnay, Harry Riley, William Macauley C. A. Belanger, Wilfred Brisson and Dayton Dumas, members of the post, acting as bearers. Burial was in the family lot in Mountain View cemetery. Among those present from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. John Hough, Mr. and Mrs. William Cummings, Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Monger and Albert Bishop of Benson and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Aines of East Shoreham.
Source: The Enterprise and Vermonter, January 14, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.