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Fisher, Roscoe


Age: 20, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 4/21/65, tr to Co. A, 2/25/65, m/o 5/18/65

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Birth: 07/30/1841, Townshend, VT
Death: 05/20/1917

Burial: Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 51769769


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/24/1882, VT; widow Lura L., 6/8/1917, 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: See 1914 Brattleboro Daily Reformer Article for biography.


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Meeting House Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Brattleboro, May 21 - Roscoe Fisher, 75, a veteran of Company F, 4th Vermont, died last night in the Brattleboro Retreat, where he had been confined a week. He fell in July, 1915, and fractured one hip. He was born in Townshend, July 30, 1841, and lived in Brattleboro from early boyhood. He was a member of Company F and was captured June 23, 1864, and spent ten months in Andersonville prison. He leaves his wife, who was Miss Lura Stanton of Leyden, Mass., and two sons and three brothers. He was a member of Sedgwick Post, G. A. R

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 24, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.