Bliss, Edgar J.
Age: 19, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: abt 1843, Brandon, VT
Burial: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA
Marker/Plot: Luke Plot Crystal Ave #1658
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 134374170
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/7/1891, VT; widow Lorinda F., 9/14/1908, MA
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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: Died in Newton, MA
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Col. E. J. Bliss
Col. Edgar J. Bliss, a native of Vermont, died in a hospital in West Newton, Mass, very unexpectedly, and within an hour after being admitted as a patient, November 23, 1906, at the age of 64 years.
Colonel Bliss enlisted as a private in Co. G, Twelfth Regiment Infantry, Vermont Volunteers, August 14, 1862, and was mustered out of the service, July 14, 1863, by reason of expiration of term of service. At the time of his death he was a member of Gettysburg Post, No. 193, G.A.R., Boston, of the Vermont Veterans Association of Boston and vicinity, also a member of the Vermont Association Boston. He was born in Brandon, and had lived there very many years of his life and succeeded his father as a merchant. He is survived by a wife, a son of sixteen years and two brothers. He previously married Miss Bingham, of Shoreham long since dead.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, November 29, 1906Co. G, 12th VT; b. Brandon; d. Nov. 23, 1906 @Newton,MA
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.