Raymond, Edson M.
Age: 32, credited to Orwell, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/16/61, CPL, Co. H, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr SGT 12/15/63, comn 1LT, Co. D, 9/15/64 (9/29/64), pr CPT, 11/10/64 (12/22/64), wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, dis/wds 6/2/65
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Birth: 05/13/1831, Orwell, VT
Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46634761
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home
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Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
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-----> Read Bernie Noble's biography of this soldier here
The remains of Edson Raymond, who died last week at the Soldiers' Home in Bennington, were brought here Saturday evening, and funeral services held at the Congregational church on Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. C. Williams officiating. The singing was a quartette composed of Mrs. Rowe, Miss Warren, Messrs. Cutts and Wells. C. L. Stay was in charge, and the bearers were H.G. Lawrence, C. E. Abell, S. Ashline, and L. W. Stedman, all members of John A. Logan Post, G. A.R. Capt Raymond was born in Orwell 80 years ago. He enlisted in the 5th Vt. Regiment, and served through the war, receiving deserved promotion for service on the field of battle. He leaves two brothers Isaac W. Of Brandon, and John O. Of this town.
Source: The Enterprise and Vermonter, February 3, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.