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Porter, Edward Octavius


Age: 25, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: comn ASURG, 11th VT INF, 8/19/62 (9/3/62), resgd 1/16/65

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Birth: 12/12/1836, Cornwall, VT
Death: 05/06/1921

Burial: Central Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46508301


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's 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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Cornwall Central Cemetery, Cornwall, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

(Gibson Collection)


Dr. Edward O. Porter, who died in Cornwall May 6, represented that town in the Legislature in 1876, and was a Senator from Addison County in 1900 and 1901.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 5, 1921
Courtesy of Deanna French

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