Bancroft, Charles F.
Age: 26, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. H, 4th VT INF, d/dis 4/30/62, aboard steamer Richard Welling on passage from Fortress Monroe to NY
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: abt 1835, Millbury, MA
Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Shannon Lee Wolf; Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 197326897
Alias?: Fisher, Charles
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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: Bancroft is his adopted surname. He was born Charles Fisher. See also: Correspondence at UVM's Center for Digital Initiatives. The top photo in black & white was taken in 1961. The other photos show the way the grave marker appears today.
2nd Great Granduncle of Sharon Spillman-Lasitter, Montpelier, VT
(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)
Fairview Cemetery, East Calais, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.
Courtesy of Shannon Stillman-Lassiter, who estimates Charles' ages as 12-14 for the first two, 14-16 for the third, and 25 or 26 for the fourth (which would have been a year or so before he enlisted).
(Watchman (Montpelier), Dec. 19, 1862, pg. 2)
Courtesy of Eileen Campos
Check out this soldier's correspondence in the "Charles F. Bancroft Correspondence" Collection at the UVM Libraries Center for Digital Initiatives "Vermonters in the Civil War" Collection