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Sexton, Edgar T.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. C, 14th VT INF, d/dis 6/24/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Dorset, VT
Death: 06/24/1863

Burial: East Dorset Cemetery, Dorset, VT
Marker/Plot: 10
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 51071673

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

East Dorset Cemetery, Dorset, VT

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Background

Edgar T. Sexton served in the 14th regiment, also Company H, and died after the Battle of Wolf's Run, in Northern Virginia, of disease. He left a father, (one of the largest sheep farmers in the region) stepmother, and 3 sisters. Harvey was the Great-grandson of George Sexton, of Manchester, Vermont, one of our Revolutionary War soldiers, whose diary of having served in the Battle of Bennington is part of the archives in the Vermont Historical Society, in Barre VT.

Courtesy of Michele Pagan.