Jackman, Samuel Swett
Age: 27, credited to Bolton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, enlisted 8/14/64, m/i 8/14/64, m/o 6/29/65, dis/dsb 3/6/65
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Birth: 09/26/1834, Hyde Park, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 118810986
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/31/1862; widow Delia A., 1/18/1904, VT
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)
2nd Great Grandfather of John Cotton, Russelville, AR
2nd Great Grandfather of John Cotton, Russellville, AR
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Samuel S. Jackman
St. Albans Daily Messenger, January 7, 1904
Death of Samuel S. Jackman
Samuel S. Jackman, aged 69 years, died at 6 o'clock Wednesday at his home, 32 Upper Walden st. The funeral will be held at the house Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Jackman was a veteran of the Civil War, a member of H.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., this city. He enlisted in Co. K, 5th Vt. Vols., August 19, 1861, and was discharged for disability March 6, 1863. After recovering from his disability, he again enlisted August 13, 1864, and was assigned to the same company and regiment, and served until the regiment was mustered out January 29, 1865.
The Fifth Vermont Volunteers was one of the fighting regiments of the Sixth Corps, Vermont Brigade. During its four years of service, the regiment sustained the following losses: killed and died of wounds received in action, 11 commissioned officers and 202 men; the total number of killed and wounded in the regiment during the war was 685 out of a total enrollment 1618.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.