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Sharpley, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 1/13/65, m/i 1/13/65, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, kia, Petersburg, 4/2/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/07/1846, Middlesex, VT
Death: 04/02/1865

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 96
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71179730

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Bridget S., 5/27/1887, 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: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.

DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Marie Louise Landry, Guilford, CT

Great Granduncle of David Landry, Belmont, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

LIST OF CASUALTIES IN THE VERMONT BRIGADE
Headquarters Vermont Brigade,
Burkesville Junction, Va., April 14, 1865.
Peter T. Washburn, Adjutant and Inspector General:
Sir I have the honor to forward the following nominal list of casualties among the troops of this command in the action of the 2d inst.
KILLED SECOND REGIMENT.
Company G George W. Sharpley, Colchester.

Source: Vermont Journal, April 29, 1865.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.