Age: 18, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/9/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 11/3/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, pr CPL 8/26/64, m/o 7/14/65
See Legend for expansion of abbreviationsVITALS
Birth: 1846, Stanbridge, PQ, Canada
Burial: Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 42175723
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, minor, 02/10/1892, MA, not approved
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Belvidere Center Cemetery, Belvidere, VT
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News & Citizen: MARCH 22, 1871
In Eden, March 15, of typhoid pneumonia, Philip Schoolcraft, aged 24 years.
Contributed by Deanna French.
13th Vermont Regimental History
PHILLIP SCHOOLCRAFT volunteered for and counted on the quota of the town of Bakersfield, Vt., September 9th, 1862, and joined Company H at the age of 18. Was mustered out at the end of his term of service. Re-enlisted November 3rd, 1863 Into Company A, 17th Vt. Vet. Reg. Promoted corporal August 26th, 1864. Mustered out July 14th, 1865. He was a brave and valiant soldier.
Source: Sturtevant, p. 665