Spencer, George A.
Age: 18, credited to Brownington, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 6/23/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, tr to 14th US INF, 1/14/63, m/o 3/31/63
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Birth: 03/28/1844, Haverhill, NH
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Westmore, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 31968906
Alias?: None noted
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)
Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Lakeview Cemetery, Westmore, VT
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George A. Spencer died Saturday, June 6, after several weeks of illness. Mr. Spencer was born in Littleton, N. H., March 28, 1844, and was the only son of Rev. J. W. and Lucinda Spencer. He was a soldier in the Civil War, enlisting when only 18 years of age. He married in 1868 Anne E. Rutherford of Landaff. N. H. He has lived in Charleston and Derby until about eight years ago he moved to this place.
He was a kind neighbor, and a great help in the choir until his health failed. Funeral services was held at the church Monday at 1 o'clock, Rev. E. Rose officiating. The flowers were a pillow of lilacs from the school, a cross of lilacs from the Busy Bea Club, a pillow from the Ladies Aid Society, carnations and roses from the children, cut flowers from Mr. and Mrs. John Marshall. A wreath of carnations from the choir was placed on the vacant chair. Three selections were rendered by the choir, "Abide With Me", "We Are Going Down The Valley, One By One", and "I Surrender All"; the last one being a favorite piece.
He leaves to mourn his loss, a widow, one daughter, Mrs. S. M. Cole of Island Pond, one son, John Spencer of Newport, and one sister, Mrs. John Marshall of Evansville. The family have the sympathy of the community in theri bereavement.
CARD OF THANKS:---We wish in this way to thank our neighbors and friends for their sympathy and kind assistance during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father, and also for the beautiful flowers given.
Mrs. George A. Spencer
Mr. & Mrs. S. M. Cole
Mr. & Mrs. John G. Spencer.
Source: Orleans County Monitor, June 15, 1908
Courtesy of Deanna French