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Davenport, Norman B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Brookfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/10/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Bristol, VT
Death: 04/21/1926

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: 43
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75644145

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/3/1878
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: farmer

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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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Obituary

Norman B. Davenport Dead

Norman B. Davenport, a veteran of the Civil war, died at his home on Vershire street on Wednesday, April 21, after a brief illness at the age of 85 years. He was the oldest child of Oliver and May Green Davenport and was born in Bristol. He enlisted in company G, 9th Vermont Volunteers, in April, 1861, and served four and one-half years, being mustered out in 1865. He was three times married, his first wife being Mrs. Almira Sprout of Williamstown, who passed on nearly forty years ago. For his second wife he married Mrs. Jennie Green of Bethel, who died in 1923 and to them were born three children, Mrs. George Hettrick of Buffalo, N. Y., and Pearle E. Davenport of Monroe, N.Y., and one son, a twin of Pearle E., dying in infancy. Following the death of his wife Jennie, he was united in marriage with Flora E. Holmes of Chelsea, who survives him him, and besides the son and daughter above mentioned he is also survived by four sisters, Mrs. Mary Benedict of Bethel, Mrs. Emma Waldo of Randolph, Mrs. Nellie Blaisdell of Royalton and Mrs. Ada Little of Chelsea. Funeral services were held from his late home on Friday afternoon Rev. John A. Lawrence officiating and the remains were placed in the vault at Highland cemetery to await interment a little later. Members of the H. E. K. Hall camp., Sons of Veterans, acted as bearers. With the death of Mr. Davenport there are left but five veterans of the Civil war, who are Curtis O. Slack, Lafayette Lucas, Charles Gifford, Lyman D. Parkhurst and Austin T. Daniels.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 4, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.