Stoddard, Lathrop Thompson
Age: 18, credited to Waitsfield, VTVITALS
Birth: 03/03/1844, Waitsfield, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Cenotaph in Waitsfield Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
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Hemenwey's Historical Gazetteer, 1892, iv:799
HORACE B. STODDARD enlisted in Co. F, 2d Reg., Sept '61; a few months before the expiration of his time of service, while at his post in the battle of the Wilderness, was struck by a ball in the head, and it is supposed he died instantly. His body, and that of his brother, L. Thompson Stoddard, were not recovered,
L. THOMPSON STODDARD enlisted in Co. B., 13th Reg, Aug. 25, '62, mustered out July 21, '63; re-enlisted in Co. C., 17th Reg. Jan. 5, '63 (sic); mustered in Corporal; carried the State Colors 'till cut and torn in pieces by shot and shell; at the time of the explosion of the mine at Petersburg, and wounded in the shoulder while trying to get back to the Union lines, and taken prisoner; spared the horrors of long confinement in Southern prisons; died 8 days after the explosion, Aug. 7 '64, while in the hands of the enemy.
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