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Phelps, Buel M.


Age: 18, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/14/61, m/i 9/25/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 12/20/62; enl 7/24/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 8/1/64, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, wdd, Petersburg, 3/25/65, pow, Petersburg, 3/25/65, prld 3/30/65, m/o 7/7/65

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Birth: abt 1843, Morristown, VT
Death: 08/30/1872

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT
Marker/Plot: 11
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 60870338


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/13/1863, not approved
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Riverside Cemetery, Morrisville, VT

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In Morrisville, Aug. 30th, of Consumption, Buel M. Phelps, adopted son of Edmund and Burthana Phelps, aged 28 years.

Source: Lamoille Newsdealer, September 11, 1872.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.