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Sweet, Henry C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Monkton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/16/1846, Hinesburg, VT
Death: 07/16/1906

Burial: Boro Cemetery, Monkton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 36666660

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: 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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BURIAL:

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Monktonboro Cemetery, Monkton, VT

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Obituary

Monkton

Henry O. Sweet, a life long resident of the town of Monkton, passed away suddenly Monday night of heart disease. He worked all the day previously shingling a barn for Mr. Eddy, and retired in his usual health. He arouse about eleven o'clock in the evening, as he frequently did, and sitting in his chair died almost instantly.

He was a soldier in the Civil War, enlisting in 1863, and serving until the end of the war. He was 60 years of age, and leaves a wife to mourn his loss.

The funeral was held on Wednesday at his home, and interment at the Boro, the Rev. Mr. Renfrew officiating.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, July 19, 1906

Courtesy of Deanna French

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