Age: 21, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/2/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, sick, inflammatory rheumatism, Winchester, 7/62, dis/dsb 11/6/62, Chicago; enl 12/11/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. D, 4th VT INF, mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64 (arm), died from loss of blood en route Fredericksburg, 5/7/64
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Birth: abt 1841, Greensboro, VT
Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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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: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
2nd Great Granduncle of Rosita Rodger Jones, Danby,VT
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Stephen, Peter and Robert RogersSTEPHEN B ROGERS, age 22, son of W. Rogers, deceased, born in Greensboro; enlisted at Barton, Aug. 20, '62, Co. D., 4th Reg., mustered in Sept 20th, remained with the company until he re-enlisted, Dec. 15, '63, when home on 35 day's furlough; reported at Brattleboro at its expiration. Being sick with consumption sent to the hospital, remained until about June 1, and returned to the company at Cold Harbor, Va.; with it until taken prisoner at Weldon Railroad, June 23, '64, and sent to Andersonville, remained there until April, 1865, when taken to Annapolis, Md.; died April 13, '65, and was buried there.
He was a faithful and devoted soldier, and participated in the Battle's of Lees's Mills, siege of Yorktown, Williamsburgh, Golden Farm, siege of Richmond, Savage Station, 2d Bull Run, Crampton Pass, Antietam, Fredericksburg, St. Marie's Heights, Banks Ford, Gettysburg, Funkstown, Rappahannock Station, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg.
PETER ROGERS, age 22, son of W. Rogers, born in Greensboro, enlisted at Irasburg, June 9, '62, mustered at Brattleboro, July 9, '62, in Co. E., 9th Reg. (in the engagement at Harpers Ferry, Sept. 14th & 15th, '62) until sent to the hospital at Chicago, sick with erysipelas, March 10, '63; returned to company, April 10, '63, and was with it 'till mustered out at Burlington, June 13, '65.
ROBERT ROGERS, age 21, son of W. Rogers, born in Greensboro, enlisted at Irasburg, June 2, '62, an original mamber of Company E, 9th Reg.; mustered with the company at Brattleboro, July 9; remained with the company until taken sick with inflammatory rheumatism, at Winchester, last July.'62; returned home, re-enlisted in Co. D, 4th Reg. Dec 11, '63, mustered Jan 6, '64, joined the company at Brandy Station; with it until wounded in the arm by a Minnie ball, at the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, '64; sent toward Fredricksburg, but died from the loss of blood before reaching there, May 7, '64, and was immediately buried.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:238
Submitted By Deanna French.