Age: 28, credited to Fairfield, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. E, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: abt 1834, Fairfield, VT
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, MA
Marker/Plot: Section 12, Lot 130
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 44597366
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/28/1890, MA; widow Nancy, 3/20/1905, MA
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)
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St. Albans Daily Messenger
March 10, 1905
Death of Albert Sturgess
Albert Sturgess died at Leominster, Mass., Friday night of paralysis. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, the burial being with Grand Army honors, and the bearers being comrades of the Charles H. Stevens Post, No. 53, of which the deceased was a member. Albert Sturgess was born in Fairfield 71 years ago, and had resided in Leominster about 15 years. He was a veteran of the civil War, having enlisted in September 1862, as a corporal in Co. E, 12th regiment Vt. Vols. Mr. Sturgess is survived by his wife, one son, two daughters and one sister, Mrs. H.J. Sturgess of Messenger
st., this city.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.