Dodge, Nathan M.
Age: 25, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, pr CPL 3/15/63, m/o 7/21/63; enl 3/8/65, m/i 3/8/65, Pvt, Co. E, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/8/66
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Birth: 04/19/1837, Johnson, VT
Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 138845707
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1892, VT; widow Mary J., 2/8/1910 VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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2nd Great Grandfather of Noel Dodge, Johnson, VT
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Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
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NATHAN DODGE was from the town of Johnson. Promoted to Corporal March 15th, 1863. Mustered out July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted in Company E, 7th Vermont, March 8th, 1865. Discharged March 8th, 1866.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 556
NEWS & CITIZEN: Aug., 24, 1910
Nathan Dodge, son of Nathan and Hannah Dodge, died Friday morning August 19, from complication of diseases of which he had been a patient sufferer. He was born in Johnson in 1837, making him 73 years of age. September 12, 1860 he married Mary Porter of Johnson. Four children were born to this union, Mrs. E.E. Holmes, Ashley and Frank Dodge of Johnson, and Mrs. Harvey McClenethan of Arlington Heights, Mass., all whom survive him He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Jullitte Smith of Framingham, Mass., and Mrs. Laura Cole of Philadelphia.
Mr. Dodge was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Co. E., 13th Vt., August 27, 1862 as a private soldier. He was promoted to Corporal in April, 1863, and discharged July 21, 1863, at Brattleboro.. Hr reenlisted in March, 1865, Co E, 7th Vt, for the town of Colchester, for one year, and was discharged march 18, 1866.He was a faithful soldier and a true patriot.
The funeral was attended from the Methodist Church Sunday afternoon, Rev. I.A. Ranney officiating. The bearers were his two sons, Ashley and Frank Dodge, and son-in-law E.E. Holmes and Harvey McClenethan. The G.A.R. and associate organizations were in attendance in a body.There were eighteen soldiers present representing eleven different Vermont regiments. The casket was draped with a flag, and the floral remembrances were very beautiful. Friends from away were, Mr. &. Mrs. Harvey Crowell, , and Mr. & Mrs. Fred Crowell from Duncan, Quebec, Mr.&. Mrs Abner Potter and two sons from Wolcott, Mr. & Mrs Harvey McClinethan from Arlington Heights , Mass., , and Mrs. Herman Miller from Waterville and daughter Mrs. Mann of North Troy. R.L. Austin was funeral director, and interment was in Lamoille View Cemetery. The family has the sympathy of the community.
Submitted by: Deanna French.