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Guilder, Bishop C.


Age: 24, credited to Rupert, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, 10th VT INF
Service: enl 10/2/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, dis/dsb 12/9/61; enl 7/31/62, m/i, Pvt, 10th VT INF, 9/1/62, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 7/21/65

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Birth: 04/05/1837, Poultney, VT
Death: 10/26/1916

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: 138
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 136631493


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/6/1865; widow Annie M>, 11/17/1916, 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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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Death of Bishop C. Guilder

Bishop C. Guilder, a well known citizen, died at his home on Seminary street Thursday morning of heart disease. He had been confined to the house most of the time since May. Mr. Guilder was born April 5, 1837, having lived in Castleton 30 years. He served in the 10th Vermont regiment, company E, in the Civil war, losing his right arm at Petersburgh and suffering a gunshot wound in his left arm at Winchester. He was a member of the Grand army post, having served it as commander. Five of his brothers also served in the Civil war. During the early part of his army life he lost his infant daughter. He is survived by his wife, three brothers, Harry and Bernan of Poultney and Frank Guilder of Lake George, N.Y., one sister, Mrs. Dorrance of Argyle, N.Y., and by his niece, Miss Mabel E. Guilder. The funeral services will be held at the house Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, October 27, 1916.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.