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Preston, Solon H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Cabot, VT
Death: 09/10/1931

Burial: Durant Cemetery, Cabot, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 69268104

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/17/1888, VT
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


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Durant Cemetery, Cabot, VT

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Obituary

Solon H. Preston

Solon H. Preston, formerly a jeweler here and veteran of the Civil War, died at his home at 28 Sherman street late last night. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10 o’clock at Gurney’s Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Cabot.

Source: Burlington Daily News, September 11, 1931.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.