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Bean, Prentice


Age: 21, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, exchanged 4/28/65, m/o 5/23/65

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Birth: 1844, Danville, VT
Death: 10/19/1902

Burial: Cook Cemetery, Ripton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42497646


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/14/1878; widow Polly M., 11/3/1902, 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


Great Grandfather of Robert Hanks, Bullhead City, AZ

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Cook Cemetery, Ripton, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



Prentice Bean, an aged veteran of the Civil war, died at his home north of the village Sunday morning. He had been in feeble health for some time, and was in receipt of a pension of $72 a month. The burial will be in Ripton.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Oct. 23, 1902
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.