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Prentiss, Clark O.


Age: 44, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/1/64, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65

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Birth: 1816, Alburgh, VT
Death: 06/02/1897

Burial: Eldridge Cemetery, South Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/4/1868; widow Ellen L., 7/8/1897, VT
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: 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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Eldridge Cemetery, South Burlington, VT

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Mr. Clark O. Prentiss, aged 81 years, died on the morning of his birthday June 2, of bronchial consumption. He had lived in Williston for the past 40 years. He served some two years in the civil war in the 9th Vermont regiment, Co. F. He leaves a widow and five children, viz., Oscar, who lives in Connecticut; Fred, at St. Albans; Charles H., of Burlington; Mrs. Byron Nichols of Essex Junction and Mrs. Emma Munson of Hyde Park, Vt. The funeral will be held at his late residence in Williston on Saturday, June 5th, at 2 p.m. The burial will be at the Eldridge cemetery in South Burlington.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 3, 1897.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.