Age: 18, credited to Plymouth, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/30/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65
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Birth: 01/08/1847, Ludlow, VT
Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/05/1881, VT; widow Lois L., 11/23/1921, VT
Portrait?: GAR Post #27, 1907
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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.
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Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
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ARCHER, Alfred born in Ludlow, Vt. 3 Jan., 1847, son of Otis & Lucinda (Wheelock) Archer. He m. Lois L. Marco (1848-1925). He d. 25 Oct., 1921 (age 74). Civil War: Co. "D" 9th Reg't Vt Vols.. He had been in poor health for several months and died on Tuesday at his home in Factoryville after an illness of several weeks with heart trouble. [see Families of Cavendish, ARCHER family] - The funeral was held Thurs afternoon at his late home, Rev. Henry Crocker, A G.A.R. comrade, conducting the service. The bearers were six members of the Sons of Veterans. The G.A.R., the W. R. C., Sons of Veterans, and their Auxiliary, attended the service in a body. The G.A.R. burial service was used. Out of town were Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Andrews, Reading, Mass., Mr. & Mrs. S. E. Archer of Worcester, Mass., Mrs. Nellie Archer of Worcester, Mass., Edmund Archer of Cavendish, Fred Marco of Bridgeport, Conn., Mrs. Alice Cutler of Springfield, Mrs. Ellen Allard, Mrs. Hannah Martin, Earle Archer of East Wallingford, Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Chase and Mrs. Chase of Charlestown, NH. Card of Thanks: We wish to express our sincere thanks to all neighbors and friends and the members of the orders who in any way assisted us by their many acts of kindness and for the beautiful floral tributes received at the death of our beloved husband and father. -- Mrs. Lois Archer and family."
Information provided by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.