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Porter, Luther Jr.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Ferrisburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/16/1829, Ferrisburgh, VT
Death: 12/06/1904

Burial: Gage Cemetery, Ferrisburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: 107
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42269649

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

3rd Great Grandfather of Stuart Porter, Jericho, VT

3rd Great Grandfather of Mellany Harrington, Brattleboro, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Gage Cemetery, Ferrisburgh, VT

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Luther Porter

Luther Porter, a well known citizen of Ferrisburg died at the home of his son William Tuesday, after a sickness of five months duration from a complication of diseases, at the advanced age of 75 years. Mr. Porter was a veteran of the civil war, having served in Co. D, 11th Vt. volunteers from August, 1862 to June, 1865. He is survived by three sons, Harvey I., of Mitchelville, Iowa, William L., and John W. of Ferrisburg and a daughter, Mrs. Charles Curler of Perry, Iowa.

Source: Vergennes Enterprise and Vermonter 12/8/1904, contributed by Mellany Harrington.

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