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Porter, Charles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Ferrisburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/28/63, m/i 12/17/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 7/24/65, tr to Co. A, 6/24/65 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/18/1837, Ferrisburgh, VT
Death: 03/26/1919

Burial: Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kim Porter
Findagrave Memorial #: 87021960

MORE INFORMATION

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


DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA

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Obituary

Grinnell, March 20---Charles Porter, past 80 years of age, has been confined to to his home most of the winter, is now down with the old fashioned grip, or the prevalent influenza.

Evening Times Republican (Marshalltown, IA), March 20, 1919

Rev. Frank Webster, formerly a pastor of the Baptist Church of this city, and present pastor of Algona, was here today to conduct funeral services over the body of Charles Porter. Interment was in Hazelwood. The pallbearers were were chosen among the brethren of the Odd Fellows Lodge.

Evening Times Republican (Marshalltown, IA), March 28, 1919
Courtesy of Deanna French

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