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Eager, George E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Stratton, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/28/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1834, Townshend, VT
Death: 02/22/1892

Burial: Valley Cemetery, Athens, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 95437370

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/28/1885; widow Laura J., 1/11/1893, VT
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: None

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 unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Valley Cemetery, Athens, VT

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Obituary

George Eager, who for a long time has been a great sufferer, died Feb. 22. He enlisted from Jamaica in Co., K. 9th Vt. Vols., in 1862, and was a member of the I. L. Clarke Post, G.A.R. of Grafton.

Source: Vermont Journal, March 12, 1892
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.