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Ross, Chester W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. E, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1821, Royalton, VT
Death: 02/05/1899

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; buried north of plot #1567
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 77281729

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/1/1879
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: Cemetery transcription states buried north of plot #1567 which is in the area shown in the photographs.

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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Chester W. Ross

Rutland Daily Herald, Feb. 7, 1899:

Middlebury - Chester W. Ross died at his late home on Franklin street Sunday evening. Ross has been ill for the past year and for the past seven weeks has been confined to the bed. His death was caused by cancer of the liver. Three daughters survive, Mrs. Thomas A. Little, Bloomington, Ill., and Misses Lillie and May Ross of Middlebury. He was 79 years old and was born in Royalton in 1820. He has been a resident of Middlebury for 67 years. He was a veteran of the civil war, enlisting in company E, 14th Vermont. The funeral will be held from his late home this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Carlson will officiate.

Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.