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Perry, Amasa R.


Age: 21, credited to Windham, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 06/19/1840, Londonderry, VT
Death: 03/13/1901

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: 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


2nd Great Grandfather of Sheila Perry, Weare, NH

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Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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As briefly noted last week, Amasa R. Perry died at his home on Henry Street Wednesday evening after eleven days illness pneumonia.

The funeral was from the house at 2 p. m. Sunday afternoon, Rev. David Pierce of Putney, a school mate, officiated, assisted by C. R. P. Dodge. Prof. Riggs had charge of the music. The bearers were, H. W. Hutchins, S. L. Daggett, J. W. Thiwing, representing the G. A. R., and F. J. Hall, W. H. Pierce, and W. E. Parsons representing the Knights of Pythias. The burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. The knights of Pythias to the number of 50 or more were present in a body.

Mr. Perry was born in Londonderry June 18, 1840. In 1862 he enlisted in Company G., 11th Vermont Heavy Artillery, and served until he was discharged at the end of the war

March 18, 1864 he was married to Mary C. Fay, of Windham, and Mr. and Mrs. Perry lived in Windham until 1870, when they moved to Saxtons River. In 1880 they moved to Bellows Falls, and have made their home here since, Mr. Perry following the carpenters trade.

Mr. Perry was one of the oldest residents in town, and had many acquaintances in this section. He was a member of E. H. Stoughton Post, G.A.R., and the Bellows Falls Lodge, No. 11, K. of P.

The surviving members of the family are a widow and three children, Charles F., of South Keene, N. H., Millie L., and Mrs. H. E. Sparrow of this place. There is also one brother living, Luther G. Perry, of Bondville.

Source: Bellows Falls Times, March 21, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French

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