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Palmer, Edgar


Age: 22, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/18/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 10th VT INF, m/o 12/6/62

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Birth: 05/04/1832, Woodstock, VT
Death: 11/21/1905

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 18
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 76152891


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/19/1885
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: 10th Vt. History off-site, Cemetery searched, stone not found.
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker".


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Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Edgar Palmer Found Dead in Bed - For 30 Years Church Sexton.

Edgar Palmer was found dead in bed yesterday morning by his son, Edgar, with whom he had made his home. The cause of his death is attributed to heart failure. He was about his accustomed duties Monday forenoon, but on coming home complained of pains in his chest and remained at home the remainder of the day. The deceased was in the 76th year of his age and was born in Huntington, coming while quite young to this city, where he has since resided. He leaves a wife, three son, Edgar and Charles of this city and William of Hartford, Conn., and three daughters, Mrs. Scott Yattaw of this city, Mrs. Frank Frost of Springfield, Mass., and Miss Katherine of Massachusetts. Mr. Palmer was a hard-working, industrious man. For the past 30 years he had been sexton of St. Paul's church. Of which he was also a member. The funeral services will be held at St. Paul's Church Thursday at 10 a. m.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 22, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.