Mudgett, George E.
Age: 18, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/4/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. A, 8th VT INF, pr CPL 12/3/63, reen 1/5/64, pow, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, Lynchville, Danville, Libby, Salisbury, prld 3/2/65, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 08/02/1843, Westford, VT
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Morristown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 17076282
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/28/1874; widow Mary F., 8/10/1914, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Lakeview Cemetery, Morristown, VT
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George E. Mudgett
NEWS & CITIZEN: JUNE 24, 1914
FUNERAL OF G.E. MUDGETT
The funeral of George Mudgett, a notice of whose death appeared in last week's issue of this paper, was held from his late home Saturday afternoon, June 20, Rev. R.D. Crammer of the Universalist Church officiating, and interment was made at Cadys Falls. The bearers were J.A. and C.G. Mudgett, C.H. Sinclair, and George Westman. About thirty old soldiers were in attendance.
George Eaton Mudgett, son of John and Harriet Mudgett, was born in Westford, Aug. 2, 1843. On Nov. 6, 1865 he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Fidelia Miner at Jeffersonville. Mr. Mudgett spent the greater part of his life in Hyde Park and Morristown, In 1861 he enlisted in Co. A., 8th Vt. Regt. Vol., and was taken prisoner at Oct. 19, 1864, and confined in Libby and Anderson(sic) prisons until the close of the war.
The deceased was a genial man, a kind neighbor and friend, and one who was highly respected by all who made his acquaintance.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, J.A. Mudgett of Hyde Park, and C.G. Mudgett of Cadys Falls, one sister, Mrs. J.S. Waite of Hyde Park, and three brothers Brainard Mudgett of Hyde Park, Henry E Mudgett of Johnson, and Charley Mudgett of Tennessee.
Those from out of town to attend the funeral were; Mrs. U.J. Mudgett of Wolcott, Henry Emery and wife of Eden, H.E. Mudgett and wife of North Hyde Park, Geo. E. Westman and wife of Jeffersonville, Mrs. Moses Mc.Farland of Waterville, B.W. Mudgett and wife, Miss Josie Mudgett, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Mudgett and H.M. McFarland and T.J. Stevens of Hyde Park.
Submitted by: Deanna French.
8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History