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Burrows, Hunt Wright

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Vernon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: comn Adjutant, 11th VT INF, 8/22/62 (8/29/62), pr 1LT, Co. B, 12/10/63 (1/17/63), pr CPT, Co. M 1/21/64 (3/15/64), resgd 9/1/64 [College: NU 56]

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VITALS

Birth: 01/28/1836, Vernon, VT
Death: 07/03/1874

Burial: Center Cemetery, Bernardston, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 127359632

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS Collections
College?: NU 56
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: more off-site, Drowning victim, died in Vernon, VT

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

Tombstone

Center Cemetery, Bernardston, MA

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Portrait

Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Portrait

(Italo Collection)

Biography

Hunt W. Burrows, son of Jarvis Fish and Bculah Minerva (Wright) Burrows, was born in Vernon, Vermont, January 28, 1836, and died there July 3, 1874. He attended the schools of his town and entered the University in 1852, remaining two years.

On the breaking out of the Civil War, he offered his services to the state of Vermont and was appointed drillmaster; was commissioned adjutant of the 11th Vermont Volunteers (1st Vermont Heavy Artillery) August 22, 1862; was promoted first lieutenant, Co. B. December 10, 1863; captain, Company M, January 21, 1864; resigned owing to disability, September 1, 1864. He served as agent for the Central Vermont R. R. at Vernon for some years previous to his death.

He was married April 29,1858, to Isabella Jerusha Warner, of Bernardston, Mass., who survives him and resides in Vernon. Four children were born to them; Silas Epaphro, born January 28, 1859, died in infancy; Jarvis Fish, born February 26, 1861, resides in Vernon; George Warner, born April 25, 1863, died April 23, 1864; Warner Wright, born July 25, 1865, resides in Vernon, Vt.

William Arba Ellis, Norwich University, 1819-1911; her history,her graduates, her roll of honor., p. 584.

Contributed by Tom Ledoux.

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