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Lest We Forget! Commemorating Vermont's participation in the War of Rebellion.



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4th Vermont Band (Gibson)
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"A Crucial Delay," at Burnside's Bridge (James Hope, 2nd VT)
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6th Vermont Staff, 10/61 (Italo)
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Rutland G.A.R. Post Members (GAR)
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8 Swinyer Brothers Served (People)
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1st Cavalry Monument, Gettysburg (Monuments)

What They Say About Vermonters

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In perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale! - Catullus

Who We Are

A grassroots project documenting the story of the State's contributions to the war, and what happened to the participants during and after the war. For the purposes of this project, anyone who was born or died in Vermont, regardless of where they served, and anyone who served in a Vermont unit, regardless of where they were born, we consider a Vermonter. To that end, to date we have documented nearly 38,000 of Vermont's men and women who participated, on both sides of the war. (more)

Current Projects:

Adding gravestone pictures to our Virtual Cemeteries

Building a Virtual Museum of people, places and things.

Adding portraits, articles, and more to each person's record.

Please join us!

New logo courtesy of Janice Fitzgerald McClintock

What Happened Today, 4 December

12.4.1862Oliver A. Browne, 15th Inf., wrote in his diary (more)
12.4.1864Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
12.4.1864Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
12.4.1865Secretary Welles announced that the West India Squadron was to be re-established under Commodore James S. Palmer, in that area 'where we have so large a trade, owing to the proximity of the islands to our shores, it is essential that we cultivate friendly relations.' (NavHist)