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Perkins, Ellet Parcher

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 1st MN INF
Service: enl date?, 1LT, Co. D, 1st MN INF

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VITALS

Birth: 07/24/1836, Stowe, VT
Death: 09/07/1903

Burial: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN
Marker/Plot: Section 9, Lot 226, Grave 6
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 35521556

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Findagrave off-site
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

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Obituary

Charles E. P. Perkins Dead

Capt. Ellet Percher Perkins, a veteran of the famous First Minnesota, died at 2019 Oakland Avenue Monday evening. Capt. Perkins was born in Stowe, Vermont, July 24, 1836. He came to Minnesota in 1855 and settled at Clearwater, from which place he enlisted as a private in Company D. of the Old First on Lincoln's first call for troops. He was mustered into the company for three years or during the war as Corporal. He served in the regiment throughout all the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac up to December 1864, when he was mustered out as Captain on account of disability from wounds.

The funeral will be held at the Park Avenue Congregational Church Thursday, Sept; 10, at 2;30 p. m.

Source: St. Paul Globe (MN), Sept. 9, 1903

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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