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Strong, Robert C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/16/64, m/i 9/16/64, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. C 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, England
Death: 11/09/1890

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 64
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54114584

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Euphemia A., 4/22/1891, 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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Death of Robert C. Strong

The many friends of Mr. Robert C. Strong will regret to learn of his death, which occurred last evening about 10 o’clock. The event was not unexpected as he had been ill with consumption for a number of months. He was born in England, but had been a resident of this city for many years, having for a considerable time been in the employ of Wells & Richardson Co. He had also been sexton of St. Paul’s church for a number of years. At the time of his death he held the position of noble grand of Green Mountain lodge, No. 1, I. O. O. F. And chief patriarch of Green Mountain encampment, No. 3. He served in the war, having been in the Vermont cavalry. He was 46 years old and leaves a wife and daughter, who will have wide sympathy in their bereavement.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 10, 1890.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.