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Thomas, Cyrus


Age: 26, credited to Weybridge, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, 3SGT Co. B, 11th VT INF, pr Co. QMSGT 5/2/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, comn 2LT 1/6/65, pr 1LT, Co. D, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/7/65 as 2LT, Co. B [College: MC 64]

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Birth: 07/01/1836, Sudbury, VT
Death: 11/12/1900

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Marseilles, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 33724699


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes,wdow Angeline S., 1/23/1901, IL
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: MC 64
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: Clay County, MN Biography

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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Riverview Cemetery, Marseilles, IL

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
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Cyrus Thomas

THOMAS, Rev. Cyrus, a native of Sudbury, Rutland Co. Vt., where he was born Aug. 15, 1846 (sic); he was baptized and converted when he was eighteen years of age by Rev. C.A. Thomas, D.D. of Brandon, Vt.; educated at Middlebury College, Vt. and at Alton Theological Seminary, Alton, Ill.; ordained at Upper Alton, Ill. in July 1869; has been pastor of three churches - Bellville, Ill.; East St. Louis; and New Lisbon, Wis. where he has been settled six years, and where he now resides. During the late war Mr. Thomas entered the US service in the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery, in which he was commissioned as a lieutenant. He was twice wounded while in battle, and he is disabled for life. He was twice promoted for gallant conduct. His ministerial record is excellent, and he is highly esteemed for his work sake.

William Cathcart, The Baptist encyclopedia, (L. H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1881), p. 1147.

Contributed by Ed Amundson, Junction City, OR.

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