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Miner, Adelbert H.


Age: 22, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 65th IL INF
Service: enl 4/13/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. F, 65th IL INF, 4/26/62, m/o 4/25/65

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Birth: 04/26/1840, Fairfax, VT
Death: 03/13/1920

Burial: Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, CO
Marker/Plot: Block J, Lot 17 #8
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 65229505


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/18/1892, IA
Portrait?: Unknown
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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Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, CO

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Adelbert H. Miner was born in Fairfax, Vermont, April 26, 1840 and died in Littleton March 13, 1920, at the home of his daughter Mrs. A. H. Fairchild. He was married to Agnes E. Barry Jan. 1, 1868 to which union there were five children born, two of which died in infancy, and one daughter at the age of 20. Mrs. Miner preceded him to the grave on Nov. 24, 1916. Mr. Miner was a volunteer in the Civil War and belonged to Co. F. 65 Ill and served three years receiving his honorable discharge at the end of the war. Besides many friends there are left to mourn his departure, his daughter Mrs.A. H. FairchiId and a son E. A. Miner, both of Littleton. The funeral was held from the Nickel Chapel Wednesday, the interment was in Greeley.

Source: Littleton (CO) Independent, 19 Mar 1920
Courtesy of Steve Dow

Steve also notes: Database of Illinois Veterans list his birthplace as Harvard, McHenry Co, IL, the same place as his residence when he enlisted 4/13/1862. Must in 4/26/62; Must out 4/25/1865. Find a Grave listing (see above) used the same birthplace from the same database. All census records (in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Colorado) show birthplace as Vermont.

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