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Burke, Peter E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/11/63, m/i 10/7/63, CPL, Co. M, 11th VT INF, red 2/21/64, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Ireland
Death: 05/08/1897

Burial: St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15544900

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/4/1865; widow Catherine, 5/17/1897, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Mary Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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Obituary

Peter Burke, 60, dropped dead Saturday, while attempting to step into a team at Montpelier. He appeared to be in his usual health, but suffered with heart disease. He was, for many years, a trackman on the Central Vermont Railroad.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 14, 1897
Courtesy of Deanna French