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Dolloff, Charles William


Age: 19, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/25/63, m/i 12/5/62, PVT, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 12/23/64, pr SGT 6/2/65, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65 (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 05/10/1844, Harrisville, NH
Death: 08/02/1884

Burial: Forest Cemetery, Stevens Point, WI
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: David Hooper
Findagrave Memorial #: 7353271


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary L., 7/14/1890, WI
Portrait?: Findagrave
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


Great Granduncle of David Hooper, Lewisberry, PA

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Forest Cemetery, Stevens Point, WI

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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Charles W. Dolloff

Rank and Organization: Corporal, Co. K, 11th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Petersburg, VA, 2 Apr 1865.
Entered service at: St. Johnsbury.
Born: 10 May 1844, Parishville, NY
Died: 2 Aug 1884, near Canton, Wisc.
Buried: Forest Cemetery, Stevens Point, WI
Date of Issue: 24 Apr 1865.
Citation: Capture of flag (42nd Mississippi Infantry).

NARA File Number: AAK-534-EB-1869.

Charles W. Dolloff's Medal of Honor marker

Charles W. Dolloff's tombstone and Medal of Honor marker

Charles W. Dolloff's tombstone and Medal of Honor marker

Charles W. Dolloff's tombstone and Medal of Honor marker

Photographs of Charles Dolloff's tombstone and Medal of Honor Marker, Memorial Day 2001, contributed by David Hooper, his 2nd-great-grandnephew.


42nd Mississippi Infantry

another 42nd Mississippi Infantry site

DECEIT or VALOR? One Vermont Family's Decisions During the Civil War

Vermont Adjutant & Inspector General's Report, 1865

Medal of Honor, Troiani print