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Potter, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Danby, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 2/21/62, m/i 2/28/62, Pvt, Co. G, 7th VT INF, m/o 10/15/62; enl 12/31/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 8/3/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1834, Granville, NY
Death: 03/15/1914

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: 22
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 44313456

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/27/1885; widow Lydia, 4/23/1914, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

George W. Potter, formerly of Rutland, a veteran of the Civil War, died Sunday at Jacksonville, Fla. He served in Co. G, 7th Vermont regiment. The remains will be brought to Rutland for burial.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 19, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

George W. Potter was listed as an inmate at the Bennington Soldiers' Home in the 1900 Census.