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Sargent, Wallace

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Braintree, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/4/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. G, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/6/62

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VITALS

Birth: 07/09/1831, Royalton, VT
Death: 08/25/1919

Burial: Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carl/Janice Thresher
Findagrave Memorial #: 79411641

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/28/1882, 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

Lower Branch Cemetery, Braintree, VT

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Obituary

Wallace Sargent, a Civil War veteran, past 88 years of age, died at the home of his son, John, in Rochester Hollow, at 4 o'clock Monday morning.. Mr. Sargent had been suffering from hardening of the arteries, but was only confined to the bed for a few days. He was born in Royalton, July 9, 1821. He enlisted in Co. G, 9th Vermont volunteers, and was discharged for disability. His wife died four years ago, and four sons survive him. The sons are Wales of Randolph, Fred of Bristol, and John and Frank of Randolph. The funeral was held at the home Wednesday forenoon, Rev. Fraser Metzger officiating, and burial was in the Braintree branch cemetery.

Source: Barre Times, Aug. 30, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.