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Flagg, Gershom H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/1/61, m/i 2/18/62, DRMMAJ, 8th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1826, Richmond, VT
Death: 05/17/1879

Burial: Old Village Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 15096697

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Old Village Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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BIOGRAPHY

Drum Major G. H. Flagg, after being mustered out of the regiment, remained in New Orleans, and was a member of the Louisiana legislature during the reconstruction period.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 260

Obituary

Mr. Gershom H. Flagg died at Richmond, May 17, in his 54th year. He was appointed drum major of the 8th Vermont regiment. He resided in Louisiana 11 years and was a member of the first constitutional convention of that State after the war.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 23, 1879
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.