Age: 28, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: 1833, Chester, VT
Burial: Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1888, VT; minor (helplesls child), 3/13/1916, VT
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)
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Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT
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Leonard Fifield, one of the oldest men in town, died last week Wednesday after a long illness at the age of 82 yrs., 26 days. He was born in Chelsea, one of a family of eleven children, only one surviving him, a sister who lives in Lowell, Mass. He wa a soldier in Co. D, 12th Vt. Regiment. Two children survive him, Fred and Eva Fifield, who were both with him at his death. The funeral was held at the church last Saturday in charge of Ernest Hewitt of South Royalton, Rev. Mr. Barnes officiating. He was buried in Riverside cemetery, Royalton.
Source: Bethel Courier, September 30, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.