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Tanner, Frederick H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 8/4/64, m/i 8/4/64, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/14/1843, Montpelier, VT
Death: 07/30/1918

Burial: Eaton Cemetery, Marshfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 68426967

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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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

Eaton Cemetery, Marshfield, VT

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Obituary

MARSHFIELD
F. H. TANNER DIED OF HEART TROUBLE
ON THE 55TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARRIAGE

Frederick H. Tanner passed away Tuesday, July 30. He had been quite feeble for some time, ut went suddenly at the last from heart trouble. He leaves two sons, Howard Tanner, of Marlboro, Mass., and Ernest Tanner of Montpelier, and three daughters, Mrs. Nelson Gay, of Montpelier, Mrs. W. Kimball, and Mrs. E. A. Folsom, of this town. He leaves, also, one brother, Charles Tanner, of Union, N. H., and seven grandchildren.

He was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted Aug. 22, 1862 for nine months, and was a private in Co. D., 12th Vermont volunteers. He participated in the repulse of Stewarts Raid, Fairfax Court House, Dec. 28, 1862, and was honorably discharged July 14, 1863, at the expiration of his term of service. He re-enlisted Aug, 18. 1864, as private in Co. H., 11th regiment Vermont volunteers, heavy artillery, for the term of one year. He participated in the following battles, Charlestown, W. Va., Aug. 24, 1864, Gilberts Ford, Sept. 13, 1864, Winchester, Sept. 19, 1864, Fisher Hill, Sept. 21, 1864, Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, Petersburg, Va. March 25, 1865, and April 2, 1865. He was honorably discharged June 24, 1865, at the close of the war.

He died on the 55th anniversary of his marriage, aged 75 years. The funeral services were held at 2 p. m. from the late home, Rev G. S. Furness officiating. The interment was in Eaton cemetery.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Aug. 6, 1918
Courtesy of Deanna French

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