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Sanders, Harlow

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Bolton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 2/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/16/1840, Chesterfield, NY
Death: 01/14/1929

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 141536337

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/14/1865; widow Marinda, 2/11/1929, 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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

H. S. Sanders, Civil War Veteran, Dies.

BRANDON, Jan. 14. - Harlow S. Sanders, aged 89, died at his home on Prospect street this morning. He was born in Sheffield, N.Y., the son of Nelson and Charlotte (Chandler) Sanders.

He is survived inn his family by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Burnham, and one son, Amos Sanders, of Brandon. There are also four granddaughters and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Sanders was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in company K, Fifth Vermont Volunteers, serving three years and then re-enlisting in the same company. He was a member of the E. J. Ormsbee Post G.A.R., being chaplain of the same at the time of his death. He was also a past master of Simonds Lodge No. 59. F. & A.M., of Shoreham.

Mr. Sanders was a well-known character on the streets of Brandon. He was blessed with a goodly sense of humor and was highly respected by all who knew him

The funeral service will be held in the Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Walter Thorpe officiating. Committal exercises will be in charge of the Masons and Grand Army. Burial will be in Pine Hill cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, January 15, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.