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Sargent, Jonathan


Age: 29, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, reen 12/21/63, m/o 7/11/65

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Birth: 11/12/1831, Taftenboro, NH
Death: 12/29/1915

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: 12
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 166669849


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/30/1888, VT; widow Elvira, 1/28/1916, 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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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Jonathan Sargent, who died at his home in the Pucker street neighborhood Wednesday evening of last week, was the oldest veteran of the Civil War living in Stowe. He was 86 years of age and a native of New Hampshire but passed the most of his life in Stowe. His parents were Robert and Jane Libby Sargent. Enlisting in the Third Vermont regiment in June 1861. Mr. Sargent was mustered in Company E, in July. He served until December, 1863 when he re-enlisted. He was mustered out with his regiment in 1865, after a service of four years, one month and 11 days.

He was married 50 years ago to Elvira Brown, who with two sons, Walter E. and Elmer L., survive him. Two sons, Bert and Henry, are dead.

The funeral was held at one o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Congregational church, Rev. Lemuel Davis officiating. The burial was in River Bank cemetery.

Source: Morrisville News & Citizen, Jan. 5, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.