Gardner, Sumner E.
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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Birth: abt 1840, Unknown
Burial: Old Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 112217324
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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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Old Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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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.