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Sargent, Alonzo B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Irasburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1833, Irasburg, VT
Death: 09/14/1899

Burial: Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 74361474

MORE INFORMATION

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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BURIAL:

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Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT

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Obituary

Alonzo B. Sargent, who for 29 years has been a resident of our little village, has so suddenly demised, that it is impossible not to believe he is still working among his flowers. A brief illness of a few days ended in death Thursday morning, the 14th, inst. He was born in Irasburg 66 years ago, and for four years was a member of the Regiment band of the 11th Vermont Heavy Artillery. He was a member of the Cong. church, the offices of Dea. and Supt. of S.S., and was chorister for a period of 25 years.

In 1854 he married Miss. Betsey Leet of Linwick, Canada, and six children were born to them. A widow and two sons survive him, A quiet, modest man, yet one who will be greatly missed.

Services from the house Saturday a.m., attended by Rev. Davenport of North Troy. Flowers, which he loved so dearly, were in profusion, and his final resting place was made beautiful with flowers.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, Sept. 18, 1899
Courtesy of Deanna French

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