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Fisk, Edson


Age: 18, credited to Isle La Motte, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 12/13/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 07/16/1847, Isle La Motte, VT
Death: 10/04/1895

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: David Cross
Findagrave Memorial #: 6680146


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/19/1891, MO; widow Maria L., 10/23/1895, MO
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: 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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Edson Fisk

Edson Fisk was born in 1847, in Isle Lamotte, Grand Isle County, Vermont, the son of Newton Fisk.
He enlisted 7/16/1862, mustered in 9/1/1862, as a private, in Co. K, 11th Vermont Infantry (aka 1st Regiment Vermont Artillery). He was taken prisoner at Weldon Railroad, 6/23/1864, and was incarcerated at Andersonville. He was paroled 12/13/1864, and mustered out 6/24/1865.
He married Helen Hoffnagle; they were divorced. He married again, Maria Louisa Elmore, on 22 May 1871, in Davies County, Missouri. They had 8 children.
Edson died 10/6/1895, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and is buried in Elmwood cemetery, in that city.
Source: information submitted by Thomas Clatworthy.