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Gay, Russell A.


Age: 33, credited to Elmore, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/63, m/i 6/10/63, Pvt, Co. L, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/24/65, WGNR, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1830, Hyde Park, VT
Death: 02/23/1905

Burial: Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 81995263


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/1/1866, widow Mary 3, 7/1/1905, 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: 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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Wheeler Cemetery, Morristown, VT

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Russell A. Gay

Morrisville Massenger: Feb. 24, 1905

Russell A. Gay. and aged man and highly respected citizen of Elmore, died Thursday afternoon of pneumonia. He was 77 years old, a farmer by occupation, and a veteran of the Civil War. The deceased leaves besides a widow, two sons and three daughters, William of Elmore, Nelson of Montpelier, Mrs. Nellie Tift and Mrs. Walter Thomas of Morrisville, and Mrs. Chester Ward of Elmore respectively. The funeral was held from the deceased's late residence, Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock.

Submitted by: Deanna French.