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Sulham, Lemuel H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, measles, winter 62-63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Charleston SC, d/prison 9/26/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1829, Woodstock, NH
Death: 09/26/1864

Burial: Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC
Marker/Plot: No_marker
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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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Tombstone

Beaufort National Cemetery, SC

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Lemuel H. Sulham

LEMUEL. H. SULHAM, son of Thomas P. Sulham, born in Woodstock, N.H., enlisted at Greensboro, Aug. 8,'62, mustered in at Brattleboro Sept. 1, Co. F. 11th Reg; remained with company until taken with the measles in the winter '62-'63, sent to hospital, after 2 weeks returned to company, his health remained poor, subsequently went to hospital, sick with fever, when able returned to the company; performed duty until captured at the Weldon Railroad, June 23,'64, sent to Andersonville with others captured at that time, remained in that vile enclosure until the Union troops approached near that place, when he was transferred to Charleston, S.C., where he died Dec. 26,64, and was buried there.

Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:229

Submitted by: Deanna French.

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