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1866/11/20First National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 20 November 1866 (Encampments)
1868/01/15Second National GAR Encampment, Philadelphia, PA, 15 January 1868 (Encampments)
1868/10/231st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1869/01/292nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1869/05/12Third National GAR Encampment, Cincinnati, OH, 12-13 May 1869 (Encampments)
1870/01/263rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1870/05/11Fourth National GAR Encampment, Washington, D.C., 11-12 May 1870 (Encampments)
1871/01/124th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1871/05/10Fifth National GAR Encampment, Boston, MN, 10-11 May 1871 (Encampments)
1872/01/125th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1872/05/08Sixth National GAR Encampment, Cleveland, OH, 8-9 May 1872 (Encampments)
1873/01/306th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Albans (Encampments)
1873/05/14Seventh National GAR Encampment, New Haven, CT, 14-15 May 1873 (Encampments)
1873/08/06Special Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (SA) (Encampments)
1874/01/217th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1874/05/13Eighth National GAR Encampment, Harrisburg, PA, 13 May 1874 (Encampments)
1875/01/268th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1875/05/12Ninth National GAR Encampment, Chicago, IL, 12-13 May 1875 (Encampments)
1876/01/279th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1876/07/30Tenth National GAR Encampment, Philadelphia, PA, 30 June 1876 (Encampments)
1877/01/2410th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1877/07/26Eleventh National GAR Encampment, Providence, RI, 26-27 June 1877 (Encampments)
1878/01/3011th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1878/07/04Twelfth National GAR Encampment, Springfield, MA, 4 June 1878 (Encampments)
1879/01/2112th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1879/07/17Thirteenth National GAR Encampment, Albany, NY, 17-18 June 1879 (Encampments)
1880/02/1913th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1880/07/08Fourteenth National GAR Encampment, Dayton, OH, 8-9 June 1880 (Encampments)
1881/02/2414th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1881/07/15Fifteenth National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 15-16 June 1881 (Encampments)
1882/02/0915th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1882/07/21Sixteenth National GAR Encampment, Baltimore, MD, 21-23 June 1882 (Encampments)
1882/08/18Special Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (SA) (Encampments)
1883/02/0816th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1883/07/25Seventeenth National GAR Encampment, Denver, CO, 25-26 July 1883 (Encampments)
1883/09/06Special Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (SA) (Encampments)
1884/01/3017th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1884/07/23Eighteenth National GAR Encampment, Minneapolis, MN, 23-25 July 1884 (Encampments)
1885/02/0418th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1885/07/24Nineteenth National GAR Encampment, Portland, ME, 24-25 June 1885 (Encampments)
1886/01/2119th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1886/08/04Twentieth National GAR Encampment, San Francisco, CA, 4-6 August 1886 (Encampments)
1887/01/2020th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Albans (Encampments)
1887/09/28Twenty-first National GAR Encampment, St. Louis, MO, 28-30 September 1887 (Encampments)
1887/09/28Reunion Minutes, Society First Artillery, Eleventh Regiment Vt. Volunteers (Lewis)
1888/01/3121st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (Encampments)
1888/09/12Twenty-second National GAR Encampment, Columbus, OH, 12-14 September 1888 (Encampments)
1888/09/19Constitution and By-Laws, Society First Artillery, Eleventh Regiment Vt. Volunteers, adopted (Lewis)
1888/09/192nd Annual Meeting, Society First Artillery, Eleventh Regiment Vt. Volunteers (Lewis)
1889/02/1422nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1889/08/083rd Annual Meeting, Society First Artillery, Eleventh Regiment Vt. Volunteers, St. Johnsbury (Lewis)
1889/08/28Twenty-third National GAR Encampment, Milwaukee, WI, 28-30 August 1889 (Encampments)
1890/01/2823rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1890/08/13Twenty-fourth National GAR Encampment, Boston, MN, 13-14 August 1890 (Encampments)
1891/02/0324th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1891/07/03The Vt. Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) was organized (MOLLUS)
1891/08/05Twenty-fifth National GAR Encampment, Detroit, MI, 5-7 August 1891 (Encampments)
1892/02/0225th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1892/09/21Twenty-sixth National GAR Encampment, Washington, D.C., 21-22 September 1892 (Encampments)
1893/02/1426th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1893/09/06Twenty-seventh National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 6-7 September 1893 (Encampments)
1894/01/3027th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1894/09/12Twenty-eighth National GAR Encampment, Pittsburgh, PA, 12-13 September 1894 (Encampments)
1895/01/3028th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1895/09/11Twenty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Louisville, KY, 11-13 September 1895 (Encampments)
1896/02/1129th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1896/09/03Thirtieth National GAR Encampment, St. Paul, MN, 3-4 September 1896 (Encampments)
1897/06/2230th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1897/08/25Thirty-first National GAR Encampment (45,000 in attendance), Buffalo, NY, 25-27 August 1897 (Encampments)
1897/09/22The 8th Vt. Inf. held its 24th Reunion at Essex. (Reunion)
1898/06/0831st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1898/09/05Thirty-second National GAR Encampment, Cincinnati, OH, 5-10 September 1898 (Encampments)
1898/10/05C. C. Wheeler and wife, S. H. Page and wife, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Parkhurst and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Lewis attended the reunion of Company D, Sixth Vermont Volunteers, held at Newport Center last Wednesday evening. This was the 19th annual reunion. Forty-two of the company enlisted from North Troy. (Newport Narrations, 12 Oct 1898)
1898/11/09The members of the 11th Vermont regiment will hold their annual reunion at Brook's Post hall in Montpelier on the afternoon and evening of next Wednesday, November 9. (St. Albans Messenger, 2 Nov 1898)
1899/04/02Boatswain Robert Blair, Peacham, who received the Medal of Honor, died in Enid, Oklahoma. (profile)
1899/06/2132nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montreal, PQ, the only GAR encampment ever held outside the United States. (Encampments)
1899/09/06Thirty-third National GAR Encampment, Philadelphia, PA, 6-7 September 1899 (Encampments)
1900/06/2033rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Newport (Encampments)
1900/08/29Thirty-fourth National GAR Encampment, Chicago, IL, 29-30 August 1900 (Encampments)
1901/06/1934th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1901/09/12Thirty-fifth National GAR Encampment, Cleveland, OH, 12-13 September 1901 (Encampments)
1902/06/1135th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1902/06/16Charles Edgar Clark, Bradford, is promoted to Rear Admiral. (Links)
1902/10/09Thirty-sixth National GAR Encampment, Washington, D.C., 9-10 October 1902 (Encampments)
1903/02/2536th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1903/08/20Thirty-seventh National GAR Encampment, San Francisco, CA, 20-21 August 1903 (Encampments)
1904/02/2437th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Morrisville (Encampments)
1904/08/17Thirty-eighth National GAR Encampment, Boston, MN, 17-18 August 1904 (Encampments)
1905/02/2238th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1905/09/07Thirty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Denver, CO, 7-8 September 1905 (Encampments)
1906/02/2039th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1906/07/03The 13th Vt. Regiment Association held its 18th Annual Reunion, at Colchester. (Reunion)
1906/08/16Fortieth National GAR Encampment, Minneapolis, MN, 16-17 August 1906 (Encampments)
1907/02/2640th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1907/09/12Forty-first National GAR Encampment, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12-13 September 1907 (Encampments)
1908/02/2641st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1908/08/281908 Reunion of The Veteran Society of Companies E and G, 11th Vt. Volunteers, Townshend, VT (Reunion Pamphlet)
1908/09/03Forty-second National GAR Encampment, Toledo, OH, 3-4 September 1908 (Encampments)
1908/09/30Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Burlington. (MOLLUS)
1909/05/1242nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1909/08/12Forty-third National GAR Encampment, Salt Lake City, Utah, 12-13 August 1909 (Encampments)
1910/06/1643rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1910/09/22Forty-fourth National GAR Encampment, Atlantic City, NJ, 22-23 September 1910 (Encampments)
1911/06/0844th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1911/08/24Forty-fifth National GAR Encampment, Rochester, NY, 24-25 August 1911 (Encampments)
1911/09/22Sixteenth Reunion Ninth Vt. Regiment, Burlington (Reunions)
1912/06/0645th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1912/09/09Forty-sixth National GAR Encampment, Los Angeles, CA, 9-14 September 1912 (Encampments)
1913/02/28William G. Pickett, 4th Regiment, a native of Liverpool, England, died at the home of his son after weeks of intense suffering. (Obituary)
1913/06/1046th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1913/07/0150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Memorial to Brevet Major-General William Wells and the 1st Vt. Cav. dedicated. (Gettysburg)
1913/09/18Forty-seventh National GAR Encampment, Chattanooga, TN, 18-19 September 1913 (Encampments)
1914/04/2147th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (Encampments)
1914/09/03Forty-eighth National GAR Encampment, Detroit, MI, 3-4 September 1914 (Encampments)
1915/04/1348th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Albans (Encampments)
1915/09/30Forty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Washington, D.C., 30 September-1 October 1915 (Encampments)
1916/04/1849th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1916/08/28Fiftieth National GAR Encampment, Kansas City, MO, 28 August-2 September 1916 (Encampments)
1916/09/01Tenth Annual Reunion, Co. D, 5th Vt. Inf. (Reunions)
1917/04/1950th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1917/08/20Fifty-first National GAR Encampment, Boston, MN, 20-25 August 1917 (Encampments)
1918/04/1851st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1918/08/18Fifty-second National GAR Encampment, Portland, OR, 18-24 August 1918 (Encampments)
1919/05/2152nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1919/09/07Fifty-third National GAR Encampment, Columbus, OH, 7-13 September 1919 (Encampments)
1920/05/1253rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Rutland (Encampments)
1920/09/19Fifty-fourth National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 19-25 September 1920 (Encampments)
1921/09/25Fifty-fifth National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 25-29 September 1921 (Encampments)
1922/06/0754th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1922/09/24Fifty-sixth National GAR Encampment, Des Moines, IA, 24-29 September 1922 (Encampments)
1922/10/01Rear Admiral Charles Edgar Clark, Bradford, dies in San Diego, California, and is buried in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery. (Arlington)
1923/05/07Rear Admiral Franklin Cogswell Prindle, Sandgate, dies in Washington, DC, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. (Arlington)
1923/06/2055th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (Encampments)
1923/09/02Fifty-seventh National GAR Encampment, Milwaukee, WI, 2-8 September 1923 (Encampments)
1924/06/0657th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1924/08/10Fifty-eighth National GAR Encampment, Boston, MN, 10-15 August 1924 (Encampments)
1925/06/0858th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1925/08/30Fifty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Grand Rapids, MI, 30 August-5 September 1925 (Encampments)
1926/09/19Sixtieth National GAR Encampment, Des Moines, IA, 19-25 September 1926 (Encampments)
1927/06/1460th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1927/09/11Sixty-first National GAR Encampment, Grand Rapids, MI, 11-16 September 1927 (Encampments)
1928/06/2561st Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1928/09/16Sixty-second National GAR Encampment, Denver, CO, 16-21 September 1928 (Encampments)
1929/06/1262nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (Encampments)
1929/09/08Sixty-third National GAR Encampment, Portland, ME, 8-13 September 1929 (Encampments)
1930/06/0963rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Albans (Encampments)
1930/08/24Sixty-fourth National GAR Encampment, Cincinnati, OH, 24-28 August 1930 (Encampments)
1931/06/0964th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Bennington (Encampments)
1931/09/13Sixty-fifth National GAR Encampment, Des Moines, IA, 13-18 September 1931 (Encampments)
1932/06/2865th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Springfield (Encampments)
1932/09/18Sixty-sixth National GAR Encampment, Springfield, IL, 18-24 September 1932 (Encampments)
1933/06/2766th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Brattleboro (Encampments)
1933/09/17Sixty-seventh National GAR Encampment, St. Paul, MN, 17-22 September 1933 (Encampments)
1934/06/2667th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1934/08/12Sixty-eighth National GAR Encampment, Rochester, NY, 12-18 August 1934 (Encampments)
1935/09/08Sixty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Grand Rapids, MI, 8-14 September 1935 (Encampments)
1935/11/25Curtis Abbott, last known survivor of the 4th VT INF, died in Ashland, MA
1936/05/15Charles H. Spaulding, last known surviving member of the 5th VT INF, died in Bulington, VT
1936/06/2369th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at St. Johnsbury (Encampments)
1936/09/20Seventieth National GAR Encampment, Washington, D.C., 20-26 September 1936 (Encampments)
1937/09/05Seventy-first National GAR Encampment, Madison, WI, 5-10 September 1937 (Encampments)
1937/09/24English L. Maynard , the last known survivor of the 14th VT INF, died in Fair Haven.
1938/09/04Seventy-second National GAR Encampment, Des Moines, IA, 4-9 September 1938 (Encampments)
1939/05/06Alonzo Levis, the last known survivor of the 6th VT INF, in Rutland
1939/06/2072nd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Barre (Encampments)
1939/07/30Marshal L. Ames, last known surviving member of the 15th Vermont Infantry, died in Derby, VT
1939/08/27Seventy-third National GAR Encampment, Pittsburgh, PA, 27 August-1 September 1939 (Encampments)
1940/01/21William H. Webb, possibly 9th U.S. Inf., died in Brattleboro, VT (Last Vets)
1940/01/22George A. Peck, Co. I, 13th Vt. Inf., died in Montpelier, VT (Last Vets)
1940/06/1973rd Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Springfield (Encampments)
1940/09/08Seventy-fourth National GAR Encampment, Springfield, IL, 8-13 September 1940 (Encampments)
1941/02/01William C. Wheeler, Co. L, 11th Vt. Inf., died in Woodbury, VT (Last Vets)
1941/02/27Charles H. Emerson, Co. D, 8th Vt. Inf., died in Dalton, NH (Last Vets)
1941/06/2474th Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Montpelier (Encampments)
1941/07/26John R. Sears, Co. E, 11th Vt. Inf., died in Greenfield, MA (Last Vets)
1941/09/14Seventy-fifth National GAR Encampment, Columbus, OH, 14-19 September 1941 (Encampments)
1942/06/2575th and final Vt. GAR Encampment, held at Burlington (Encampments)
1942/06/30William Henry Jackson, Co. K, 12th Vt. Inf., died in New York City. (Last Vets)
1942/07/13Charles S. Heyer, Co. C, 8th Vt. Inf., died in St. Johnsbury (Last Vets)
1942/07/13Brigham Buswell, Co. F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, died in Elma, WA (Last Vets)
1942/09/13Seventy-sixth National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 13-18 September 1942 (Encampments)
1943/04/29Moody H. Evans, Co. B, 3rd Vt. Inf., died in St. Johnsbury (Last Vets)
1943/09/19Seventy-seventh National GAR Encampment, Milwaukee, WI, 19-24 September 1943 (Encampments)
1944/09/10Seventy-eighth National GAR Encampment, Des Moines, IA, 10-15 September 1944 (Encampments)
1944/09/22Gilbert C. Lucier, Co. F, 11th Vt. Inf., died in Jay (Last Vets)
1945/08/05Harriet H. Holmes, a Civil War nurse, died in Northfield (Last Vets)
1945/09/30Seventy-ninth National GAR Encampment, Columbus, OH, 30 September-4 October 1945 (Encampments)
1945/12/29Russell C. Martin, Co. I, 1st Vt. Cavalry, died in Los Angeles (Last Vets)
1946/04/01George A. Coburn, Co. F, 9th Vt. Inf., died in Minturn, CO; he was 100 years old. (Last Vets)
1946/08/25Eightieth National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 25-30 August 1946 (Encampments)
1946/10/22Reuben S. Hurd, Co. A, 10th Vt. Inf., died in Worthington, MN (Last Vets)
1946/12/28Francis M. Atherton, a Civil War recruit, died in Springfield, MA (Last Vets)
1947/08/10Eighty-first National GAR Encampment, Cleveland, OH, 10-14 August 1947 (Encampments)
1948/07/01Henry A. Horton, Co. A, 2nd Vt. Inf., died in Troy, NY. (Last Vets)
1948/09/28Eighty-second National GAR Encampment, Grand Rapids, MI, 28-30 September 1948 (Encampments)
1949/08/28Eighty-third National GAR Encampment, Indianapolis, IN, 28 August-1 September 1949 (Encampments)
1951/03/15Hiram Randall Gale, born Waterbury, VT, served in 46th WI INF, Commander in Chief, Grand Army of the Republic, 1945-1946. Died March 15, 1951, aged 104 years, 4 months. (more)