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Sargent, Martin
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 18, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/19/62 m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. F, 12 VT INF, m/o 7/14/63 enl 12/30/63, m/i 1/6/64, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. F 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65 (on roster as Trask, Martin)

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VITALS
Birth: 07/12/1845, Middlebury, VT
Death: 11/20/1919

Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carl/Janice Thresher
Findagrave Memorial #: 79361230
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: Trask, Martin
Pension?: Yes, death date/location; widow/minor applied, not approved.
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: 10th and final death at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in 1919.
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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT

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Obituary

CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES

Bennington, Nov. 21 Martin Sargent, who enlisted in the Civil War in Company F of the 12th Vermont volunteers under the name Martin Trask, died during the night at the Vermont soldiers' home here and the remains were taken today to Randolph for interment. He was a native of Middlebury, but had lived in Randolph for many years. His first enlistment was made in Braintree on August 12, 1862. He was mustered out in July of the following year and re-enlisted in Company M of the First Vermont cavalry. He continued in the service until the close of the war. He was 74 years old and leaves a widow and four daughters, three of whom are married.

Burlington Free Press, Nov 27, 1919

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.