Age: 0, credited to Williamstown, VT
Unit(s): 11th NY CAV
Service: enl, 1862, 11th NY CAV
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Birth: abt 1844, Williamstown, VT
Burial: IOOF Cemetery, Lebanon, OR
Marker/Plot: Masonic SO Row 34
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28297857
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lebanon IOOF Cemetery, Lebanon, OR
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Existe Brothers was born May 11, 1843, in Wilmington, Vermont. He enlisted under Captain William H. Hanson, Company I., 11th Regiment of New York Cavalry on the fifth day of February, 1862, to serve three years; was discharged on the fourth day of February, 1865, at Memphis, Tenn. He served on Presiden Lincoln's bodyguard for a short time, after which he was transferred to active service, fighting in the second battle of Bull Run, the battle of Gettysburg, and other skirmishes, during which he received a bayonet wound in the leg
He and family came to Oregon in 1890, locating at Roseburg, Oregon, from whence they moved to Lebanon in 1910, where he has made his home until his death.
He is survived by a widow, three sons and one daughter. The children are Frank Brothers of Oakland, Cal., Raley Brothers of Portland, Fred Brothers of Roseburg, and Mrs.Edit Carpenter of Lebanon.
Funeral services were conducted in the Presbyterian church by the pastor Tuesday afternoon, followed by interment in the Masonic cemetery.
Source: The Lebanon (OR) Express, 24 Dec 1919.
Courtesy of Deanna French