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Freeman, Israel L.


Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 43rd USCI
Service: 43rd US CLRD INF; enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/16/63, disch 10/20/65

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Birth: abt 1841, Burlington, VT
Death: 10/26/1871

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 40235933


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Israel Freeman, a colored man, was murdered in Burlington last Thursday by a Frenchman named Wm. Carbo. They had a dispute about some dime novels, and Freeman started for a basket containing butchering tools when Carbo seized him and they had some blows. Finally, Carbo got Freeman down, and took a hatchet, and cut the top of Freeman's head off. Freeman was a hard character, ugly, and passionate, and had frequently been arrested for drawing weapons upon folks, but Carbo was considered peaceable enough.

Bradford National Opinion, Nov. 3, 1871
Courtesy of Deanna French

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