Age: 21, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 52nd MA INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, cred. Dummerston, occ. farmer, m/i Pvt, Co. B, 52nd MA INF, 10/11/62, m/o, 8/14/63, Camp Miller, Greenfield, MA; enl 12/13/63, m/i 1/2/64, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, tr to Co. F, 2/25/65, dis/dsb 5/13/65
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Birth: 12/10/1844, Halifax, VT
Burial: Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 73604378
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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3rd Great Grandfather of Shannon Pratt, Rensselaer, NY
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Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT
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Hoyt Sumner 75, for many years a resident of Stamford, Vt., died yesterday morning at the home of his son, Eugene, after a short illness. he was a native of Halifax, Vt., and had lived in his native town for 40 years. For the past 35 years he had lived in Stamford, Wilmington, and South Williamstown. He leaves three sons and a daughter. They are Charles H., Eugene, and George R. and Rhoda. He also leaves a brother Charles of Readsboro, Vt.
The body will be brought to the Sansoucie undertaking rooms in this city today and the funeral will be in the Stamford Baptist church at a time to be announced later.
Source: North Adams Transcript, Feb. 16, 1920; contributed by Tom Boudreau