Age: 29, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: 01/14/1832, Wells, VT
Burial: Fair Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46496647
Alias?: None noted
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)
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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Fair Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
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Benjamin Rider, an old resident and war veteran, of Cornwall, died at the State Hospital, at Waterbury Monday morning. The funeral was held on Wednesday at 2 0. clock at the Stone School house, Rev. S. H. Barnum officiating.
Same paper -- Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Oakes, Of Danby, and Charles B. Rider, were in town Wednesday, called by the death of their father, Benjamin Rider.
Source: Middlebury Register, Vt. March 11, 1904
Courtesy of Deanna French