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Carr, Lemuel Brooks


Age: 32, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/30/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, absent sick in hospital since 7/12/64, dsrtd 11/2/64

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Birth: 1831, Montpelier, VT
Death: 11/13/1906

Burial: Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/28/1888, VT, not approved
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: None

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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Robinson Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Succumbed Yesterday Afternoon From Tuberculosis

Lemuel Brooks Carr, aged 75 years, died of tuberculosis at his home on Fuller street, at about 5:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. He had suffered from last winter gradually developed into tuberculosis. He was able to be down street until about two weeks ago, when he took the bed.

The deceased was born in Montpelier April 21, 1831, and made his home in the city most of his life although he has, at different times, lived in several other towns in the State and also in Massachusetts. He was one of 13 children of Daniel and Polly Ainsworth Carr, three of whom are now living. He was a member of the Baptist church in Hardwick.

The deceased is survived by two brothers, Henry, of Berlin, and Sidney, of Northfield. One sister, Laura Chapman, of this city, one son, Herman, of Montpelier, and one daughter, Mrs. Ella E. Doten, of this city. His wife died about August 1st this year of heart disease. The funeral will be held from the house at 10 o'clock Thursday morning.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, November 14, 1906

The funeral of Lemuel Carr was held at 10 o'clock yesterday morning from the home of Mrs. E. A. Dolan, his daughter, with Rev. H. A. Roberts officiating. Burial was in the Robinson cemetery in Calais. The bearers were Henry, Sidney and Herman Carr and E. H. Dolan.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, November 16, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.