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Baxter, Henry Clay

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/12/63, PVT, Co. D, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 12/26/63, pr SGT 1/18/64, comn 2LT, Co. I, 3/29/64 (5/9/64), pr 1LT, Co. A, 10/16/64 (11/17/64), Bvt CPT 10/19/64, for gallantry in every engagement since 5/16/64, especially at Cedar Creek VA, Bvt MAJ 4/2/64, for gallantry at Petersburg, m/o 6/24/65 [College: NU 66]

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VITALS

Birth: 12/16/1844, Derby, VT
Death: 09/15/1890

Burial: Strafford Cemetery, Strafford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 119860861

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary E, 3/12/1891, WA
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: NU 66
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: more off-site

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Strafford Cemetery, Strafford, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection