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Rich, Carlos H.
Age: 19, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/7/61, cred Berlin, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. K, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr SGT 9/21/64, tr to Co. E 2/25/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/13/65 (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 02/11/1841, Stanstead, PQ, Canada
Death: 05/29/1918

Burial: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Plot 275
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 22671
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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

2nd Great Grandfather of David Calhoun, Katy, TX

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Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT

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Medal of Honor
This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Carlos H. Rich

Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Co. K, 4th Vermont Infantry
Place and date: Wilderness, VA, 5 May 1864.
Entered service at: Northfield, MA
Born: 11 Feb 1841, Canada.
Died: 29 Mar 1918, Bennington.
Buried: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT (Lot 217.)
Date of Issue: 4 Jan 1895.
Citation: Saved the life of an officer.


Photograph Contributed by George Parsons.


NARA File Number: R&P 402755.