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Bancroft, Charles Edgar


Age: 32, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. I, 13th VT INF, 9/23/62 (10/4/62), resgd 1/8/63

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Birth: 06/11/1830, Montpelier, VT
Death: 02/01/1879

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 530
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54441254


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Charles Edgar Bancroft, the son of Aaron and Anna (Foster) Bancroft, was born in Montpelier, Vermont, June 11, 1830. He conducted a successful business in tin and hardware, stoves, plumbing &c. He had a mechanical turn of mind, and several devices which he invented were patented.

He was the first lieutenant in Company I, Thirteenth Vermont Volunteers, during the Civil war. In politics he was a Democrat. He was a member of the Unitarian Church He married Diamm, daughter of Thomas Thomas, March 15, 1849. She was born in Georgia Vermont, May 16, 1825, and died June 26, 1855.He married second, Julia Ann Hawley, of Waterbury, Vermont, October 1,1857; she died August 15,1869. He married third, Augusta N. Gould, of Montpelier, February 1, 1872. She died February 28, 1878.He died in Montpelier, February 1, 1879 His children, all by his first marriage were: Edwin Christopher, born 1851, Charles DeForest born 1853, twin sons, born 1854, but lived but a few days, and Alice D. born at Waterbury in 1855.

Hiram Carleton, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont, Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1903), pp. 701-702.

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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