Norcross, Samuel L.
Age: 27, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 2/24/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. E, 5th VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, dis/wds, 9/18/62; enl 8/15/64, m/i 8/15/64, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. A 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 10/12/1836, Readsboro, VT
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 150736105
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/23/1870
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker".
2nd Great Grandfather of Robert St. Onge, Modesta, CA
2nd Great Grandfather of Barbara Norcross Peckham, Largo, FL
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Samuel Norcross, a veteran of the Civil War, died early yesterday morning at the home his daughter, Mrs. M. H. Eldred on the Shelburne road. Mr. Norcross was born 82 years ago at Readsboro and has lived in Burlington for the past 14 years. He was a member of Co. E, 5th Vermont infantry, and also of Companies D and G of the 1st Vermont cavalry, serving under the late Generals Wells and Howard. He was a member of Skinner Post, No. 24, G.A.R., of Manchester. Mr. Norcross is survived by three sons and two daughters, Horace and Jarvis of Springfield, Mass., and Charles of Dorset, Mrs. RA. Berryman of Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. Eldred of Burlington
The funeral will be held at the house Friday afternoon at two o'clock.
Source: Burlington Free Press, March 14, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.