Sears, John C.
Age: 31, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. E, 11th VT INF, 8/14/62 (9/3/62), pr 1LT, 9/2/62 (9/3/62), pr CPT, 8/11/63 (8/19/63), m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: 1832, Dover, VT
Burial: South Wardsboro Cemetery, Wardsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 142113005
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Italo 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)
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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South Wardsboro Cemetery, Wardsboro, VT
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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society
John C. Sears of South Wardsboro, late of Wilmington, and formerly Captain of Co. E., 11th Vt. Reg't., commited suicide at Bellows Falls last Saturday afternoon, by taking laudanum. Sears left home Monday week for Brattleboro to make arrangements for moving thither, but afterwards returned to Newfane, and having wandered about the county for four or five days in a debauch, ended his life. He was respectably connected.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, Feb. 11, 1876
Courtesy of Deanna French