Age: 26, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/22/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 7th VT INF, reen 2/15/64, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 01/05/1833, Stockbridge, VT
Burial: Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 111816574
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/17/1886; widow Hattie, 2/3/1909, VT, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT
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G. A. R. RITUAL OBSERVED
Funeral Services for George Strong Held at Factoryville
Chester, Jan. 12. - The funeral of George Strong, who died at his home in Factoryville last Friday night, was held Monday afternoon at the Strong residence, Rev. Henry L. Ballou, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. The body was taken from the house by Henry post, G. A. R., and buried according to the ritual of the order in Brookside cemetery. Hugh Henry, commander and Henry Bond, chaplain, conducting the services. There were 25 members in line as they marched to the cemetery.
Mr. Strong was 76 years old and had lived in town nearly 40 years. He served four years and four months in Company D, 7th Vermont infantry, in the Civil war, and was a member of Henry post.
The bearers wee Alfred Archer, C. J. Willard, Warner Church, W. H. Chandler, J. O. Smith, and D. B. Chandler. A wife survives him.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, January 13, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.