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Silsby, Harvey

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 11/24/63, m/i 12/1/63, PVT, Co. B, 11th VT INF, tr to VRC 3/15/65, tr to VRC 3/15/65 m/o 8/16/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1829, Lunenburg, VT
Death: 11/02/1889

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Burke, VT
Marker/Plot: 36
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/29/1866; widow Celia, 12/26/1889, VT
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: None

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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BURIAL:

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Hillside Cemetery, Burke, VT

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Obituary

ST. JOHNSBURY

Harvey Silsby, one of the oldest inhabitants of Burke, died of pneumonia on last Saturday.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 9, 1889
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.