Bidwell, Emory Smith
Age: 20, credited to Middlebury, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/08/1844, Starksboro, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
Emory S. Bidwell
of Co. B 5th Regt VT Vols
Born June 8 1844
Enlisted Sept 5 1861
Reenlisted Dec 16 1863
Wounded at the Battle of the
Wilderness May 5. A Rebel Prisoner
20 Days. Hung by
Oct. 5 1864."
(It was actually 7 October).
Also murdered on that day, Privates Alva Barlow and Frank Conley, of the same company. They were captured while on picket duty.
Epitaph and photograph contributed by Tyler Bergeron.