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Burnham, Samuel Emmons

Age: 22, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. E, 5th VT INF, 8/30/61 (8/30/61), pr 1LT, 7/24/62 (7/31/62), pr CPT, 10/6/62 (10/15/62), resgd 2/17/63 [College: MC 58]

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Birth: 04/08/1840, Manchester, VT
Death: 09/22/1900

Burial: Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 57756251
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: MC 58
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

Great Grandfather of Nancy Pond Boostrom, Katy, TX

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Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT

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Capt. Samuel Burnham, 60, who died in Rutland Saturday was a graduate of Burr & Burton seminary, and of Middlebury College. His sister, Miss Mary Burnham, established the well known Burnham Schools for Girls at North Hampton, Mass. Mr. Burnham enlisted as Sergeant of the fifth Vermont regiment in the Civil War, and returned as Captain of his Company. He had been engaged in the insurance business in Rutland for more than 30 years.

Vermont Phoenix, Sept. 28, 1900
Courtesy of Deanna French.