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Abbott, Collamer P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Pomfret, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/64, m/i 8/30/64, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 07/27/1835, Bradford, Vt
Death: 12/15/1913

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 94817301

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, application date
Portrait?: Unknown
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of David R. Swift, Pittsford, VT

Great Grandfather of Jyl Abbott Reeves, Clarks Summit PA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Riverview Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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(Courtesy of Jyl Abbott Reeves)

Obituary

CHELSEA
Funeral of Collamer P. Abbott Held From Late Home.

Collamer P. Abbott died Monday. Dec. 15, at his home on the South Washington road, at the age of 77 years. The funeral was held from his late home Wednesday, Rev. A. B. Enright officiating, and the remains were taken to South Royalton for interment. Mr. Abbott was a Civil war veteran and is survived by three sons and two daughters: Casper P. Abbott and Arthur A. Abbott of South Royalton; Erwin D. Abbott of Rochester; Mrs. Fred W. Smith and Mrs. Abbie Bixby both of Chelsea. Mrs. Bixby had made her home with her father for the past few years and tenderly cared for him.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Dec. 24, 1913

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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