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Harrington, Ephraim W.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 28, credited to Kirby, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, 2SGT, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, comn 2LT, Co. B, 6/20/64 (7/11/64), pr 1LT, Co. G, 8/8/64 (8/23/64), pr CPT 12/24/64 (1/31/65), Bvt MAJ 4/2/65 for gallantry at Petersburgh, wdd, 5/3/64, m/o 7/15/65 (Medal of Honor)

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VITALS
Birth: 01/16/1833, Waterford, VT
Death: 10/19/1914

Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 21146
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS off-site

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS
None registered

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BURIAL:
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Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Medal of Honor
This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Ephraim W. Harrington

Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Co. G, 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Fredericksburg, VA, 3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Kirby.
Born: 16 Jan 1833, Waterford, Maine.
Died: 10 Dec 1914.
Buried: Grove Cemetery, East St. Johnsbury
Date of Issue: 13 Dec 1893.
Citation: Carried the colors to the top of the heights and almost to the muzzle of the enemy's guns.


Photograph Contributed by George Parsons.

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NARA File Number: C-675-V5-1865.

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