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Barrows, Alphonzo

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Highgate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, escaped 1864, pow, Broad Run, 4/1/63, 4/7/63, Andersonville, 10/11/63, m/o 11/18/64

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VITALS

Birth: 10/19/1838, Highgate, VT
Death: 03/19/1927

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 160278641

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1891, 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

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BURIAL:

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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Alphonzo Barrows.

Alphonzo Barrows, long a resident of Burlington, died at his home Saturday evening at 11:20 o'clock. He was born in Wallingford, October 19, 1838, the son of Augustus and Maria Warner Barrows.

He is well known in this city,especially by members of the G.R.R. He served three years in the Civil War enlistig September 23, 1861, in this city. He was a member of Company B., First Vermont Cavalry, and also a member of Stannard Post, G.A.R.

The funeral services will be held at his late residence Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock with interment in the family lot at Lake View cemetery.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, 03/21/1927

See also a rendition of his capture and escape from Andersonville Prison, the link contributed by Peter Flood.