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Gardner, Sumner E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 1st USSS
Service: enl 9/11/61, m/i 9/13/61, PVT, Co. F, 1st USSS, d/dis 1/29/62

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1840, Unknown
Death: 01/29/1862

Burial: Old Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 112217324

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Old Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Obituary

In Washington, D.C., Jan. 29th, of quick consumption, Sumner E. Gardner, son of Perry G. and J.W. Gardner, aged 22 years and 10 months, of Co. F, 1st Reg't Berdan's Sharpshooters, from Chelsea, Vt.

Source: Vermont Journal, March 15, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.