Age: 18, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. B, 5th VT INF, pow 6/28/63 prld 6/28/63 dsrtd 7/17/63, rtnd 10/29/63, tr to VRC 1/15/64, m/o 11/21/64
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Birth: 1833, Starksboro, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 46113459
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/15/1879
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: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.
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Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, VT
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Lowell Delong, a veteran of the Civil War, died last Friday at the home of W S, York at the advanced age of 89. The funeral was held at the house Sunday, Rev. J. T. Hill officiating. The bearers were Loren Dwire, Cullen Shattuck, Charles LaFayette and George Delong. Interment was in the cemetery at Bristol. Mr. Delong is survived by two brothers, Richard of Bristol and George of Warren.
Source: Orwell Citizen, October 10, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.