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Individual Record
Bidwell, Emory Smith
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 20, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. B, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, captured while on picket, d/hanging by guerillas, 10/7/64

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VITALS
Birth: 06/08/1844, Starksboro, VT
Death: 10/07/1864

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Tyler Bergeron
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

Cousin of Elizabeth Hansen, Woodbury, VT

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BURIAL:
Copyright notice
Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Photograph

Photograph

Epitaph

Not Here!
In memoriam
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
Mosby Guerillas
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.