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Rich, Sumner W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 45, credited to Stockbridge, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/9/63, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1818, Brookfield, MA
Death: 10/21/1893

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/15/1881, 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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT

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Obituary

PITTSFIELD

Sumner W. Rich died Saturday, aged 83 years. The funeral was held at the Methodist church Sunday, Rev. O.A. Emery officiating, and the body was taken to Stockbridge, Mr. Rich's native place, for burial. Mr. Rich was a member of the local Grand Army post.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 25, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.