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Rogers, Riley G.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Sharon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 1st US VET CORPS
Service: enl 10/1/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT CAV, pow, where?, 11/5/62, prld 11/22/62, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 11/63, m/o 11/18/64

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VITALS

Birth: 09/12/1842, Sharon, VT
Death: 02/11/1900

Burial: North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 49943588

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/12/1889, Vt; widow Jane F., 6/23/1900, 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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

North Royalton Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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Obituary

South Royalton Notes

Riley Rogers of North Royalton died last Sunday morning after a two weeks' illness of cystitis and brain trouble. He was a soldier in the army of the Potomac, a member of Co. E, First Vt. Cavalry, and served from Oct. 1, '61 to Nov. 18 '64. He leaves a wife, son, and daughter the youngest 14 years of age. The funeral was held at his late home Tuesday, Rev. W. E. Mann officiating. Quite a number of his comrades attended the funeral. He was 57 years of age.

Source: Herald and News, February 15, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.