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Miner, Nelson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 6/10/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. C, 9th VT INF, tr to 1st US INF, 1/16/63, m/o 6/10/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/14/1841, Lincoln, VT
Death: 06/05/1914

Burial: Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40204715

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/5/1881, VT; widow Sarah E., 6/27/1914, 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: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, VT

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Obituary

BRISTOL

Nelson Miner died at the home of Martin Rivers in New Haven last Friday. He was a veteran of the Civil War serving in Co. C, Ninth Vermont, and the 1st United States infantry. He was a member of W. C. Dunton Post, G.A.R. He is survived by his wife and other relatives. The funeral and burial will be in Lincoln Monday. Several members of the post attended from here.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 11, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.