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Chamberlain, John E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: 2nd Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 7/15/63, m/i 7/15/63, PVT, Co. G, 6th VT INF, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, pr CPL 9/23/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr SGT 1/3/65, m/o 6/26/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Enosburgh, VT
Death: 01/16/1907

Burial: Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/1/1875; widow Annette E., 2/7/1907, 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: None

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Sheldon Cemetery, Sheldon, VT

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Obituary

Enosburg Falls

J. Edgar Chamberlain of North Sheldon, aged 62 years, died Wednesday morning of blood poisoning at the home of his son, W. Howard Chamberlain. Mr. Chamberlain was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of Pixley Post, G.A.R.,, of this place.. His health had failed rapidly for the past three years death coming suddenly during the absences of his son on his wedding journey. Mr. Chamberlain leaves besides the wife Mrs. Annette (Bliss) Chamberlain and the son above named, a son, Stewart W., of Milwaukee, Wis., and two daughters, Mrs. James Bryce and Mrs. Louis Sweet of Sheldon. The funeral will be held at the home today with burial in Sheldon cemetery.

The funeral of J. Edgar Chamberlain took place at his late home Friday at one o'clock, the Rev. G. E. Emery officiating. The bearers were the son, W. Howard Chamberlain, a brother, E. K. Chamberlain and the two sons-in-law, James Bryce and Louis Sweet. The was a large attendance. The burial service was in charge of Pixley Post, G.A.R., of which the deceased was a member.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 19, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.