Kendall, Luke W.
Age: 21, credited to Springfield, VT; Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, PVT, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, 2SGT, Co. F, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr 1SGT, kia, Wilderness, 5/5/64
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Birth: abt 1840, Dummerston, VT
Burial: Central Cemetery, Orange, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 92041934
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Cenotaph at Central Cemetery, Orange, MA
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Serg't Luke W. Kendall - The party that went for the remains of Capt. [Dennie W.] Farr also obtained the body of Luke W. Kendall of this town, who was killed at the battle of the Wilderness, and buried near the grave of Capt. Farr. Serg't Kendall belonged to Co. F, 4th Vt. Vols. His remains were sent to Orange, Mass., where his widow now resides. The graves of the following persons killed at the same battle were found near that of Capt. Farr: Capt. J. W. Carpenter, Lieut. [Winfield S.] Wooster, both of the 4th Vt.; Capt. R.O. Bird of the 6th Vt.; Col. Newton Stone, 2nd Vt., and Serg't E. Renaldo (sic) of the 5th. And at the hospital of 2nd army corps were found the graves of the following: Capt. Geo. D. Davenport, Lieut. David Sweet (sic), Abraham Lovell, Robert Cornish and S. S. Marshall of the 5th Vt.; E. P. Barnes and E. F. Burnham of the 3d, and Levi C. Allen and Joseph E. Eaton of the 6th. Capt. Orville Bixby of the 2nd regiment was also buried here, and his body was disinterred at the same time with Capt. Farr's and forwarded to South Royalton.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, June 2, 1865
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.