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Peabody, Harland Orlando
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 23, credited to Andover, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 5/11/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, pr SGT 11/1/61, dis/dsb 5/1/62; enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, 1SGT, Co. C, 16th VT INF, comn 2LT, Co. C, 10/23/62 (10/23/62), pr 1LT, Co. H, 12/31/62 (1/7/63), pr Adjutant, 4/1/63 (4/23/63), m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS
Birth: 04/19/1838, Chester, VT
Death: 02/09/1905

Burial: Simonsville Cemetery, Andover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 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: None
DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Robert Henry Peabody, Milford, NJ

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Simonsville Cemetery, Andover, VT

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Harland Orlando Peabody

Harland Orlando Peabody was born in Chester, Vt, 19 April, 1838, son of Isaac & Susan (Bradford) Peaobdy of Andover, Vt. He m. 1st, Mary E. Pratt Simons. He m. 2nd, Helen M. Howe. He d. of La grippe, with pneumonia setting in on 9 Feb., 1905 (age 66 years, 9 months, 20 days). After his service in the war, he was appoint Lt. Col of State Militia. proprietor of hotel in Chester village, Rochester, Granville, NY, So Londonderry. Moved to Chester from Londonderry, 15 years ago. worked for Boston firm 15 yrs.

Born near the Andover line on farm owned by Henry Bemis, attended school in Simonsville district. His mother later purchased house owned by JA Thornton (1905) He enlisted in Co. I, Second Vermont Volunteer Infantry, May 11, 1861, fought in the Battle of Bull Run, was discharged for sickness May 1, 1862, enlisted again in Sixteenth Vermont Volunteer Infantry, serving as first lieutenant and adjutant. A brave & faithful soldier & officer. His health became more feeble & the last 3 yrs, managed farm & gen'l merchandise business in Chester. (bro) D. P. Peabody, high sheriff of Rutland, (2) sisters: Mrs. Eliza Vose, Pittsfield; Mrs. Ann Fullam, Portland, Me. (NEWS: 2 June, 1880: "Col. Peabody opened his ice cream parlor on Sat. afternoon last for the first time and it was liberally patronized. It will be open every Saturday evening from 7 til 9 o'clock until further notice.")

Genealogy notes: HARLAND ORLANDO PEABODY (9) {Isaac, 8 Daniel, 7 Isaac, 6 Isaac, 5 Francis, 4 Isaac, 3 Francis, 2 John 1) was born Apr. 19, 1838, in Chester, Vermont. He married first, Oct. 6, 1863, Mary Pratt Simons. He married second, Mrs. Helen Howe. Helen, his widow d. at the Bellows Falls Inn, where she had lived since 1943, on 26 Feb., 1950 (age 90). adopted son, JOHN, survived her. He enlisted in Co. I, Second Vermont Volunteer Infantry, May 11, 1861, fought in the Battle of Bull Run, was discharged for sickness May 1, 1862, enlisted again in Sixteenth Vermont Volunteer Infantry, serving as first lieutenant and adjutant. [see Families of Cavendish, PRATT]

Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, Windsor County researcher.

Obituary

St. Albans Daily Messenger

Feb. 11, 1905

Col. H. O. Peabody of Chester, brother of Sheriff D. P. Peabody of Rutland, died Thursday afternoon of pneumonia.

Colonel Peabody, who was an honorable Civil War veteran, being adjutant on the staff of Col. W.G. Veazey when he was discharged, is well known in many parts of the state. He was 68 years old.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.