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Richmond, Kendrick


Age: 21, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 3/30/65

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Birth: 1841, Bethel, VT
Death: 09/05/1904

Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: 157
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 58412559


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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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT

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Death of Kendrick Richmond
Prominent G.A.R. Man Dies Suddenly in Newport Saturday Morning

Newport, Sept. 5. - Kendrick Richmond died this morning while sitting in his chair. He had just returned from an excursion. He was a prominent G.A.R. man and at one time was adjutant general. He was in Co. D, 11th Vt. Vols. He was born at Bethel and came to Newport several years ago. He was 64 years old. He is survived by an invalid wife, one son, and five daughters. He was a customs officer, his run being on the Canadian Pacific railroad to Richford.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger
September 8, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.



Newport, Sept. 4--Kendrick Richmond, deputy collector of customs for the Port of Memphremagog, died suddenly Friday night, at the age of 60.

Mr. Richmond attended the recent encampment of the G.A.R. in Boston, and visited his daughter in Bennington on his way home.

Mr. Richmond was a veteran of the Civil War, and had an honorable record as a soldier. He served as a member of Company F., 11th Vermont Volunteers, a part of the Old Vermont Brigade, which was the second brigade, second division, of the Army of the Potomac. He was present at all of the engagements of his regiment, including, the battle of Spotsylvania, May 15-18, 1864, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon Railroad, Fort Stevens, Charlestown, Gilberts Ford, Opequam, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek, Petersburg, March 25-27, 1865, and at the surrender of Northern Virginia.

He was a good soldier, and subsequently served as Adjutant-General of the Department of Vermont, G.A.R., serving on the staff of Major Charles F. Branch, when he was commander of the Department of Vermont.

Free Press, Sept. 8, 1904
Courtesy of Deanna French