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Carr, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Corinth, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, disch 10/4/62, by MAJ Wm. Austine; enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. I, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Washington, VT
Death: 02/06/1888

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: 327
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75643130

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/1/1887, VT; widow Eliza S., 3/13/1888, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Obituary

Chelsea

George Carr, who has been in failing health from consumption for a long time, died on Monday night of last week at the home of his father-in-law, C. P. Baker. The funeral services were held on Thursday, Rev. Mr. Sherburn officiating.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, February 15, 1888.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.