Age: 18, credited to Woodstock, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 12/13/64, tr to Co. B, 6/24/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: 10/1846, Canada
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 99087916
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1866; widow Susan, 815/1912, MA
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)
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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Riverside Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
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Leander Bourdon, a veteran of the Civil war and father of Eli Bourdon, who made wrestling history in New Hampshire and Vermont, died at his home in Woodstock the other day.
Source: Barre Times, Aug. 6, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.