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Benson, Alonzo P.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 26, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/12/62, m/i 9/1/62, 3SGT, Co. I, 11th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1836, Stowe, VT
Death: 09/15/1907

Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bruce & Sandi Pouliot
Findagrave Memorial #: 87296784
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
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

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

Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO

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Obituary

WORCESTER

News has been received here of the death of Sergeant Alonzo P. Benson, a former well know resident of Worcester, at Kansas City, Mo., September 15. Sergeant Benson served in Co. I, 11th Reg't Vt. Vols., and was badly wounded at the battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864.

Burlington Free Press, Sep. 26, 1907

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.