Blake, George Green
Age: 23, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, 3SGT, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn CPT, Co. K, 13th VT INF, 9/27/62 (10/4/62), m/o 7/21/63
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Birth: 01/02/1838, Swanton, VT
Burial: Church Street Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 20572475
Alias?: None noted
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Church Street Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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SWANTON: Captain George Blake died Saturday morning, aged 80 years. He has been in failing health for some time. The funeral was from the house Monday afternoon, the Rev. F. Wilson Day officiating. The bearers were, his two sons, George and Robin Blake, three sons-in-law. Frank Brown, C. A. Webster, and Leland Cray, and a grandson, Guy Cray.
George Blake went out in Company A., First Vermont, with the three month men, and reenlisted in Co. K. 13th Vermont as Captain.
Source: Burlington Free Press, Nov. 29, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French.