Lee, Oscar R.
Age: 22, credited to Waterford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/21/63, m/i 10/7/63, 1SGT, Co. M, 11th VT INF, comn 2LT, comn 3/29/64 (5/9/64), pr CPT, 10/16/64 (11/17/64), but never mustered, kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64
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Birth: 04/18/1841, Waterford, VT
Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 33914343
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)
Remarks: Edward Payson Lee and Oscar R. Lee were brothers.
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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KILLED AT CEDAR CREEK
A dispatch from Capt. E.P. Lee of the 11th Regt. brings the sad intelligence that his brother, Lt. Oscar Lee, of the same regiment, was killed, and he himself was injured in the arm.
These young men are sons of Nath'l Lee, Esq., of East St. Johnsbury. So again this community, and the country at large, called to mourn over the fallen patriot; and another hero has sealed with his life's blood his devotion to his beloved country.
The Caledonia, October 28, 1864
Courtesy of Deanna French.