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Sharpley, David L.


Age: 40, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, 5/20/61 (5/20/61), resgd 6/24/62

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Birth: 11/11/1814, Richford, VT
Death: 01/17/1903

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71179345


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: VHS Collections, 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


2nd Great Grandfather of Ken King, Lumberton, TX

2nd Great Grandfather of Marie Louise Landry, Guilford, CT

Great Grandfather of David Landry, Belmont, MA

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Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


Captain David L. Sharpley of Burlington, aged 82, died Saturday. He served a year in Company G, 2d Vt. Vols., in the Civil War and was picked up for dead on the battlefield of Bull Run. He had three sons in the same company.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Jan. 22, 1903

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


Veteran Gone
Death of Capt. David L. Sharpley. A Nonagenarian:

David Lee Sharpley died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary A. Trick, 144 North Union Street, after an illness of about one month. The funeral occurred Monday from the house at two o'clock, with interment in Green Mount Cemetery.

Captain Sharpley was born in Edinburg, Scotland Nov. 11, 1810, being at the time of his death 92 years of age. In 1812 his parents came to Quebec, and his early life was spent in that city. For a time he followed the trade of tailor, and in 1850 came to Winooski, in which place and this city he has resided since.

At the outbreak of the War of the Rebellion, he organized and drilled a company in this city, and served through the war as Captain of Company G., Second Vermont Volunteers. His three sons were with him in the army, and he was wounded at the battle of Bull Run.

Since 1891 he has lived with Mrs. Trick aside from whom he is survived by two sons, Frank Sharply, of this city, and John Sharpley of Essex Center, also 23 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Jan. 22, 1903
Courtesy of Deanna French

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