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Bentley, Edgar A.
Age: 18, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/31/63, m/i 1/12/64, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. F 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 05/30/1845, Cambridge, VT
Burial: Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 23054483
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/22/1875; widow Ellen A., 7/7/1905, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT
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Morrisville Messenger: May 19, 1905
OBITUARY: EDGAR BENTLEY
Edgar A. Bentley died at his home on Maple Street, this afternoon, at 12:15 0'clock. The deceased was in his 59th year, having been born at Cambridge, Vt., Aug., 30, 1845. For 25 years he has suffered from a nervous break down, his condition being such, that for 13 years he has not been able to lie on a bed, but has lived day and night in an arm chair. He had declined so rapidly during the last week that the members of his family that death was only a matter of hours.
The deceased enlisted from Cambridge, Vt. Dec. 31, 1863, as a private in Co. M. 1st Regiment of Vt. Vol. Calvary, and served honorably until the close of the war.He was a charter member of three G.A.R. Camps, at Cambridge, Wolcott, and Penacook, N.H., and also belonged to the Warner Lodge F. & A.M. of Cambridge.
He leaves besides his wife, two sons, Lloyd C., and Homer L. of this village, asister, Mrs. D.A. Jones of Underhill, and a brother Homer E. bentley of St. Albans. The funeral will be private, and take place at the house Sunday afternoon, P.A. Smith officiating.
Submitted by: Deanna French.