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Drugg, Cliffus

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 11/17/63, m/i 12/1/63, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, wdd, Charles Town, 8/21/64, m/o 5/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/25/1843, Enosburgh, VT
Death: 02/19/1924

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Linda Kaiser
Findagrave Memorial #: 158517699

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/14/1866; widow Flora, 3/24/1924, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: Download regimental history

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


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Tombstone

Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

Biography

CLIFFUS DRUGG volunteered from the town of Stowe, Vt., August 25th, 1862 at the age of 18, and joined Company H. Served out his term of enlistment and honorably discharged July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted November 17th, 1863 in Company D, 11th Vermont Regiment, was wounded August 21st, 1864, and mustered out May 22nd, 1865. (See his picture on page 340.)

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 659

Obituary

Death of Cliffus Drugg

Tuesday morning another of those who responded to his Country's Call at the time of the Civil War, closed his work here and Cliffus Drugg was gone. He has been in poor health for some time at his Colbyville home.

The funeral will be held from his late home Thursday afternoon with burial in the village cemetery. "Cliff" Drugg as he was familiarly called was born in Stowe 79 years ago and enlisted from there in Co. D I Regiment Vermont Heavy Artillery. He was in the battle of Gettysburg and did much heroic service.

He leaves one daughter, Miss Minnie Drugg, at home, his widow, who was Flora DeCell and two sisters, Mrs. Arvila Gray and Mrs. Mary Stone of Lebanon, N. H.

Funeral of Cliffus Drugg

The funeral of Cliffus Drugg was held from his late home Thursday afternoon with burial in the village cemetery. The Rev. Mr. Longland officiated.

Bearers were Harold and Adolph King of Burlington, Bert Brown of Lebanon, N. H., and Edward Morway of the Center.

Those present from out of town were Mrs. Arvilla Day and daughter, Matie, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Brown of Lebanon, and Miss Nellie Vouchie of Essex Junction.

Source: Waterbury Record, February 27, 1924.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.