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Harrington, Sherman C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/64, m/i 8/4/64, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, pow 3/25/65, prld 3/30/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/02/1836, Stockbridge, VT
Death: 05/19/1915

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/25/1889, 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: Died in Gaysville, VT

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT

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Obituary

Relatives have learned of the death yesterday in Gaysville of Sherman C. Harrington after a week's illness with slow paralysis. He was 79 years old, a native of Stockbridge and a member of the 11th Vermont regiment during the Civil war. The late Edwin Harrington of Bethel was a brother. His wife died five years ago. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 o'clock.

Source: Barre Daily Times, May 20, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.