Loggins, George A.
Age: 27, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, d/dis 8/2/62, Harrison Landing, VA
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Birth: 1834, Milton, VT
Burial: East Williston Cemetery, Williston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 134549475
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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)
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East Williston Cemetery, Williston, VT
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From the Vermont 2d Regiment. – We are permitted to copy the following extract from a private letter from a member of the Vt. 2d.
I have just returned from attending the funeral of one of Co. I (the Burlington Company) of the 5th Reg't. his name is George Loggins from St. George, Vt., he has a brother in Co. G., and another in his own company in the 5th Regiment. They were three steady, sober, well-behaved men. I know the one in our company is one of our best men, and from what I hear the others were as much thought of in their own regiments. The service was performed by an Episcopal clergyman, and the scene around the grave was very affecting – in fact, I could not keep the tears from coming in my own eyes. The procession marching to the grave in a slow step, a squad of men in front with their arms reversed, and the fife and muffled drum staying a low and very mournful dead march. If any thing will bring tears into a man's eyes, that will.
Source: Burlington Free Press, Aug. 15, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.