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Rogers, Solomon Caswell
Age: 24, credited to Westford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/29/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, m/o 5/22/65
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Birth: 10/03/1839, Westford, VT
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/26/1876; widow Harriet S., 6/9/1919, CA
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: Died in Burlington, VT.
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Solomon C. Rogers
Solomon C. Rogers died at 6:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the Mary Fletcher hospital following an operation for gangrene. Mr. Rogers was born in Westford in 1839 and was a veteran of the Civil War, serving three years in the 1st Vermont cavalry, Company A. He is survived by his wife, Hattie Tyler Rogers, and daughter Frona Hall of Hollywood, Cal., and two sons, H.B. Rogers of Burlington and B. C. Rogers of Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral services were held at Corbin & Frey's undertaking parlors Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Members of Stannard Post took charge. The remains were placed in the vault at Lake View cemetery temporarily. Burial will be in the family lot at Westford, later.
Source: Burlington Free Press, April 17, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.