Aldrich, Lucien C.
Age: 18, credited to Vershire, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 15th VT INF
Service: enl 4/25/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 11/9/61; enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/22/62, CPL, Co. A, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63
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Birth: 05/19/1843, Vershire, VT
Burial: Village Cemetery, Vershire, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 97413796
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
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Village Cemetery, Vershire, VT
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Lucius C. Aldrich
January 22, 1916
Vermont News and Notes
OLD SOLDIER DIED
Lucius C. Aldrich, aged 72 years, an inmate of the Soldier's home died there Monday after a short illness. He was admitted from Hartford, and was a member of Co. E, 15th Vermont regiment and later in the war Co. A, 15th Vermont. He was discharged for disability however before the latter regiment saw much active service. He is survived by his widow and the body was taken to Vershire for the funeral services and internment.
Contributed by Cathy Habes
The body of Lucien Aldrich, a former resident and well known citizen of Vershire, was brought here for burial Thursday, Jan. 20, accompanied by his wife and daughter. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. A. B. Blanchard, were held at the South Vershire church, and burial was in the village cemetery by the side of his first wife, who died while they were living here. Mr. Aldrich was a veteran of the Civil war and was, we think, a native of Vershire. He leaves besides his wife and daughter, a brother and sister and many friends who are saddened by his death.
Source: Bethel Courier, February 3, 1916
Lucien Aldrich of White River Junction a former resident of Thetford Center, one of the veterans of the Civil war, passed away after a week’s illness with grip at the Soldiers’ home in Bennington Monday night, Jan. 17, after being there only one week. Mr. Aldrich had been in poor health for several years. The remains were taken to Vershire for burial by the side of his first wife.
Source: Bethel Courier, January 27, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.