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Remington, Orange

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 38, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, d/suicide 6/19/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1825, Huntington, VT
Death: 06/19/1864

Burial: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, VA
Marker/Plot: D/494
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

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


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City Point National Cemetery, VA

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Orange Remington

ORANGE REMINGTON

Born in Huntington, enlisted Dec. 7, '63, mustered as a private, in Co. E. 11th Vt. Reg. Dec 12, '63; living in Morristown at the time, but giving this town the credit of his name, receiving therefore the sum of $300; March 31, '64 sick with the mumps, April 3d sent to hospital, remaining a few days, returned to light duty April 19; 23d of May, sun-stroke. From that time he writes daily in his diary that his "head feels very bad." Still he performed some duty, and June 15th was detailed to guard cattle near the James River. June 18th, as it is supposed under partial derangement, the effect of his disease in the head, he committed suicide, age 39. He was buried on a slight elevation by the side of the road leading from Petersburg to City Point.

Hemenway's Historical Hazetteer, 1871, ii:760

Submitted By: Deanna French.

Obituary

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian

July 22, 1864

Orange Remington of Morristown, a member of Co. E, 11th regiment, committed suicide by cutting his throat on the 18th of last month, near City Point, Va. He had been suffering some days from the effects of sunstroke and his conduct gave much evidence of insanity.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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