Porter, Charles E.
Age: 31, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/64, m/i 9/1/64, Pvt, Co. A, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 1834, Orwell, VT
Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: John Arsenault
Findagrave Memorial #: 23649746
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/29/1891, VT; widow Lottie, 5/23/1924, NY
Portrait?: Poultney GAR Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
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Death of Charles Porter
Charles Porter died Wednesday in Middlebury at the home of his son, William Porter. He was born in Orwell July 4, 1843. In September, 1864 her enlisted in Company A, second Vermont infantry, and received his discharge at close of the war. Mr. Porter was mustered into the G.A.R. February 6, 1891. The survivors are his wife, two sons and two daughters. The body will be brought to Poultney today and the funeral will be held this afternoon at the Methodist church at 2 o'clock, with burial in Hillside cemetery.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 9, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.