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Age: 28, credited to Starksboro, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 4/3/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 6th VT INF, wdd, 6/6/63, kia, Wilderness, 5/6/64
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Birth: 1834, Hinesburg, VT
Burial: Gore Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 26934911
Cenotaph: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Hannah, 9/16/1864; minor, 1/8/1872; contesting widow name?, 6/16/1864; minor, 6/21/1880, not approved
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)
3rd Great Grandfather of Jen Nelson, Poland Spring, ME
2nd Great Grandfather of Deanna Nelson, Poland Spring, ME
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Cenotaph at Gore Cemetery, Huntington, VT
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Cenotaph at St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Vermont's Roll of Honor.
Official List of Casualties in the First Vt. Brigade in the battle of the Wilderness, May 5th, 6th and 7th, 1864.
Company I - Thomas Russell, Starksboro
Source: Vermont Record, June 3, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.