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Rudd, William E.


Age: 26, credited to Cabot, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 6/8/63, m/i 7/11/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, d/dis 6/7/64

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Birth: 1838, Canada
Death: 06/07/1864

Burial: Cabot Village Cemetery, Cabot, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 169355015


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Eliza M., 7/1/1864
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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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Cabot Village Cemetery, Cabot, VT

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Died in the General Hospital at Washington, D. C., May 5th, Wm. E. Rudd, of Company I, 11th Regiment of Vt. Volunteers, aged 26 years.

Mr. Rudd, moved by the spirit of patriotism left a wife and one child behind, and hasted to the scene of conflict to defend our beloved country in this time of our greatest peril.

Soon after he was mustered in he was taken of the measles, from which he never fully recovered.

He died a good soldier, invoking blessings upon our Government, and upon his deeply afflicted family. His remains were returned to this town, to slumber with kindred dust, until the first resurrection in which he had hope.

Cabot, Oct. 1, 1864

Source: Vermont Christian Messenger, October 13, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.