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Edgerton, Benjamin S.


Age: 24, credited to Warren, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/63, m/i 12/4/63, PVT, Co. H, 11th VT INF, pr Co. QMSGT, 12/28/63, mwia, Winchester, 9/19/64, d/wds 9/21/64

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Birth: 02/1839, Randolph, VT
Death: 09/20/1864

Burial: Warren Cemetery, Warren, VT
Marker/Plot: 47
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 115157111


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary E., 12/8/1864; minor, 9/29/1870
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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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Cenotaph at Warren Cemetery, Warren, VT

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Sergt. B. C. Edgerton, Battery H, 1st Vt. Artillery at Winchester, Va., Sept. 26th, 1864, of wounds received on the 19th of Sept.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal Nov. 4, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.