Age: 0, credited to Woodstock, VTVITALS
Birth: 08/02/1783, Woodstock, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.
(Library of Congress)
Born: Woodstock, August 2, 1783
Died: Washington, D.C., December 7, 1862
Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC
Pre-war: carpenter, editor of Windsor's "The Vermont Republican," appointed 1st Lieutenant, Artillery, 3/1812; captain, 8/1813; Ass't Adjt. Gen. (Major) 8/29/1813; Major, 3rd Artillery 4/6/1835; Inspector General (Colonel), 6/25/41; Florida Indian War, 1836-41, Mexican War, 1846-48; bvt Bvt. Brig. Gen'l 2/23/47; retired 9/25/61.
Source - Revised Roster, p 677Links.
GEN. SYLVESTER CHURCHILL died at Washington, on the 7th, inst. In the year 80th year of his age. He was a Vermonter, we believe from Woodstock, and has been in the army, since 1812 seeing active service in every war in which the United States has been engaged.
Green Mountain Freeman, Dec. 10, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.