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Potter, Page G.


Age: 26, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 7/31/62, m/i 9/1/62, 2SGT, Co. B, 11th VT INF, red 3/25/63, pr SGT 8/11/63, red 11/24/64, m/o 5/17/65

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Birth: 12/13/1834, Greenfield, NH
Death: 08/27/1915

Burial: Central Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 74284069


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/10/1881, VT; widow Marietta F., 10/5/1915, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
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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Page G. Potter of Court street, who had been in ill health for some time, died Friday morning at the age of 80 years. Mr. Potter is survived by a wife and a son, Page G. Potter Jr., of Hartford, Conn., and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Douglas, who lives in the West, and Mrs. V.V. Blackmer of New Haven. He was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted in the three months' men at the outbreak of the Civil War and again in the heavy artillery, where he remained until the close of the war. He was a member of William P, Russell Post, No. 89, G.A.R., and one of the oldest members. He was also a member of Union Lodge, No. 4, F. and A.M.

Source: Burlington Press Sep. 2, 1915


The funeral of Page G. Potter, a Civil War veteran, was held at the Congregational church in this village Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock and there was a large attendance. The Rev. A.A. Lancaster, pastor of the church, officiated and the members of Union Lodge, No. 2, F. and A.M., of which he was a member, performed their ceremonies at the church. The burial was in the family lot in the cemetery at East Cornwall, where the members of Wm. P. Russell Post, No. 9, G.A.R., under Commander Charles E. Youtt, carried out their services. Col. James M. Tracy, Otis Abby, William L. Cody, Jerome B. Noland, M. Whittimore and W.W. Martin.

Source: Burlington Press Sep. 3, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.