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Nelson, George Harvey


Age: 18, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, dis/wds, 5/24/65

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Birth: 09/06/1846, Woodbury, VT
Death: 01/02/1942

Burial: St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Section G Block 8 Lot 191
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 110889385


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yed
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: Unknown


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St. Johnsbury Center Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs
Library of Congress

Photograph shows a portrait of Union veterans identified as George H. Nelson (1846-1942), Co. D, 2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment; Amos Harvey Noyes (1847-1934), Co. C, 17th Vermont Infantry Regiment; Harvey S. Powers (1848-1939), Co. A, 9th Vermont Infantry Regiment; Winthrop T. Reed (1844-1938), Third Vermont Battery; Charles A. Heyer (1849-1942), Co. C, 8th Vermont Infantry Regiment; and Moody H. Evans (1845-1943), Co. B, 3rd Vermont Infantry Regiment.


Funeral of George H. Nelson
Special to the Free Press

St. Johnsbury, Jan. 6. -- Funeral rites for Comrade George Harvey Nelson, the 94-year-old civil war veteran, who died on Jan. 2, were held Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. Lewis A. Henniger. The American flag rested over the casket which was surrounded by floral tributes. Large delegations of the Chamberlin Relief Corps of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Daughters of Veterans of the civil war were representatives from the former E. B. Frost Camp, Sons of Veterans, and the American Auxiliary. Department Commander Charles A. Heyer represented the Grand Army of Vermont Encampment.

Source: The Burlington Free Press, 7 Jan 1942

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