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Individual Record
Searles, Homer
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 18, credited to Alburgh, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/18/63, m/i 7/11/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pow 3/27/65, prld 3/30/65, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, m/o 6/22/65

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VITALS
Birth: 11/05/1843, Alburgh, VT
Death: 07/02/1904

Burial: Milford Cemetery, Milford, IA
Marker/Plot: North Section, Lot 2-08 #5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Linda Linn/Findagrave #46913843
Findagrave Memorial #: 33790381
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: Wise, Homer
Pension?: Yes, widow Maria Wise
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Changed his name to Homer Wise post-war, before he was married in 1868.

Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Brock Robertson, Yorktown, VA

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BURIAL:
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Milford Cemetery, Milford, IA

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