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Provost, Nelson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Millen Ga 11/11/64, prld 2/26/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 04/14/1844, Fletcher, VT
Death: 05/31/1935

Burial: Binghamville Cemetery, Fletcher, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 18499071

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/6/1883, 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: 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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Binghamville Cemetery, Fletcher, VT

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Obituary

NELSON PROVO
Civil War Veteran Dies at Cambridge - Funeral on Sunday.

CAMBRIDGE, May 31. - Nelson Provo, a Civil War veteran, died on the evening of Memorial Day at the home of J. H. Metcalf in North Underhill. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Westman of Attleboro, Mass., and one brother, Tuffield Provo of Cambridge; also several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at the Community Church here Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Lavern Dibble officiating. Interment will take place in Binghamville cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 1, 1935
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.