Adams, Benjamin Henry
Age: 19, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 2nd VT LARTY, 1st VT HARTY CO
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 8/5/64, m/i 8/5/64, Pvt, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st VHAC, 3/1/65, m/o 7/28/65
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Birth: 02/17/1843, Waitsfield, VT
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kim Whitcomb
Findagrave Memorial #: 119370955
Alias?: None noted
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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CHELSEA-Nov. 9---Benjamin Henry Adams, who has been an invalid quite a number of years, and has failed rapidly of late, died Sunday afternoon at his home on South Main Street, at the age of sixty-six years and eight months.
Mr. Adams was a veteran of the late war, having been a member of Co. D. 12th Vermont Volunteers, enlisting Aug. 22, 1862, and mustered out July 14th, 1863. After the war he followed the vocation of farming until about twenty-two years ago, when he began to lose his eyesight. For twenty-one years he had been totally deprived of sight, during which long night he had been tenderly cared for by the devoted wife, who was Eunice Scribner, daughter of the late Hackett Scribner, who survives him, with three children, one son Benjamin H. Adams jr. of this town, and two daughters, Mrs. Evarts P. Brown of Vershire, and Mrs. Frank Bixby of Chelsea.
The Barre Daily Times, Nov. 9, 1909
Courtesy of Deanna French.