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Turner, Orlando S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Moretown, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, PVT, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 10/21/61, pr SGT 7/19/64, pr 1SGT 2/7/65, comn 2LT, Co. D, 6/7/65 (6/17/65), m/o 7/15/65 as 1SGT

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Duxbury, VT
Death: 10/17/1930

Burial: Hollywood Cemetery, Tallapoosa, GA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 57040732

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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: 1890 - Living in Stowe, VT; See also: Correspondence at UVM's Center for Digital Initiatives

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BURIAL:

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Hollywood Cemetery, Tallapoosa, GA

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Portraits Collections
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Obituary

Orlando Turner---: G. G. Foster has received news of the death of his brother-in-law, which occurred Oct. 17 at his home in Tallapoosa, Ga. . Mr. Turner was a former resident of Stowe and carried on a lumbering business for many years. He was 74 years of age, and is survived by his wife, Ellen Foster Turner, a daughter Mrs. Lucia Fley, of Pennsylvania, a son, Ward Turner of Tallapoosa, a brother, Orson Turner, of Waterbury, and three sisters, Mrs. Louisa Newton and Mrs. Susan Pickett of Waterbury, and a third sister residing in Fayston. J. W. Wrisley of Stowe is also a brother-in-law.
News and Citizen, October 29, 1913
Courtesy of Deanna French

Check out this soldier's correspondence in the "Orlando S. Turner Correspondence" Collection at the UVM Libraries Center for Digital Initiatives "Vermonters in the Civil War" Collection

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