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Montgomery, Marshall
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 22, credited to Walden, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 10th USCI
Service: enl 6/10/61, m/i 7/16/61, CPL, Co. G, 3rd VT INF, disch 11/18/63 for pr as CPT, Co. D, 10th US CLRD INF, m/o 5/17/66, Galveston, TX (longest record of service for a Vermont volunteer)

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1839, Vermont
Death: 10/16/1919

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Main Ave 1192 Section 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Joseph Stahl Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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(Joseph Stahl Collection)




(Gibson Collection)

Biography

MONTGOMERY, Marshall, St. Johnsbury. Retired lawyer. Born Walden, March 26, 1839; son of Sereno and Hannah (Foster) Montgomery. Educated in the public schools of Walden, and Peacham Academy, graduating in class of 1859. In 1873 married Flora Sibley of Laconia, N. H.; they had two daughters, Mary (died in infancy), and Grace E. Read law with Bliss N. Davis, Danville; admitted to the Vermont Bar 1869; states attorney Caledonia County 1884-6; referee in bankruptcy 1900-10, when he retired on account of ill health. Enlisted May 15, 1861, in the 3rd Vermont Regiment, Co. G; was promoted Nov. 21, 1863, to the captaincy of Co. D, 10th U. S. Regiment of colored troops, and served continuously until May 17, 1866, when he was discharged at Galveston, Texas; his term of federal service was five years and two days, the longest record of any man in Vermont; was in all the battles of the 3rd Vermont for two and one-half years, and in two engagements with the 10th colored regiment. Is a Republican; served on school committee for several years. Member of South Congregational Church. Member of Chamberlain Post, G.A.R., of which he was at one time commander.

Prentiss C. Dodge, Encyclopedia, Vermont biography, (Ullery Publishing Co., Burlington, 1912), pp. 268