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Belknap, George F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Coventry, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 7/15/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, m/o 1/10/63; enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. A 11/1/64, tr to Co. B 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/04/1842, Derby, VT
Death: 01/06/1905

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: 15
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 133264406

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT, OH
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home

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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Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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George F. Belknap

Source: Bennington Banner

Sat., Jan. 7, 1905

VETERAN DROPPED DEAD

George F. Belknap Who Was Admitted From Coventry Died Yesterday

George F. Belknap dropped dead at the Soldiers' Home Friday afternoon. He had a couple of shocks some months ago but an hour before his death was in the barber shop and got shaved. He was 63 years of age and served in Company B, 11th Vermont Volunteers, and after in the 1st Vermont Cavalry. He was admitted to the home from Coventry in July, 1898. He was unmarried. He will be buried in the home cemetery.

Source: Bennington Banner

Monday, January 9, 1905

The funeral of George F. Belknap who died suddenly at the Soldiers' Home Friday afternoon was held today the burial being in the home cemetery. His was death No. 172 at the institution.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau

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