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More than 500 Vermont Civil War veterans attended or graduated from college, either before, during or after the war. The overwhelming majority, obviously, attended Vermont schools: UVM, Norwich, Middlebury, and Castleton and Woodstock Medical Schools, followed by the US Military Academy and Dartmouth, respectively. This listing includes not only Vermonters, but men who attended UVM and Middlebury who served in any unit (on both sides), and men from Norwich University who played an important leadership role with Vermont troops.
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Select from the following schools:

ALS - Albany Law School (NY)
AMC - Albany Medical College (NY)
ATS - Andover Theological Seminary (MA)
BC - Brown College (RI)
BnC - Bowdoin College (ME)
BTS - Bangor Theological Seminary (ME)
BU - Boston University
BCC - Burlington Commercial College
CMS - Castleton Medical School
CPS - College of Physicians and Surgeons (NYC)
CU - Columbian University (DC)
ECC - Eastman Commercial College (NY)
GU - Georgetown University (DC)
HC - Hobart College (NY)
HU - Havard University
LTS - Lane Theological Seminary (OH)
MC - Middlebury College
NTI - Newton Theological Institute (MA)
NU - Norwich University
PC - Princeton College
PTS - Princeton Theological Seminary
PS - Philadelphia Seminary
RMC - Rush Medical College (IL)
RTS - Rochester Theological Seminary (NY)
UC - Union College (NY)
UM - University of Michigan
UR - University of Rochester (NY)
USMA - United States Military Academy
USNA - United States Naval Academy MD/RI)
UTS - Union Theological Seminary (NYC)
UVM - University of Vermont
WMS - Woodstock Medical School
WC - Williams College (MA)
WSU - Wisconsin State University
WU - Wesleyan University (CT)
YC - Yale College (CT)

See also the
Delta Psi and Lambda Iota fraternity booklets of the University of Vermont, and the Middlebury College Roll of Honor.


Robert G. Poirier, By the Blood of our Alumni: Norwich University Citizen-Soldiers in the Army of the Potomac, (Mason City, IA: Savas Publishing Co. 1999)

General Catalogue of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlingtno, Vermont, 1791-1900, (Free Press Asssociation, Burlington, 1901). Extracts courtesy of Jeff Marshall.

Catalogue of the Lambda Iota Society of the University of Vermont, c1907, privately published.

Catalogue of the Delta Psi Fraternity of the University of Vermont 1850-1896, (C. H. Possons, Printer, Engraver, Binder, Glens Falls, N.Y., c1896.

Duane L. Robinson, General Catalogue of Middlebury College, (Publications Department of Middlebury College, 1950). Extracts courtesy of Hans Raum; used with permission.

Various biographical sketches from various regimental and biographical works relating to Vermont soldiers.

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