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Strong, Lycurgus

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Weathersfield, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 9/30/64

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VITALS

Birth: 05/01/1838, Weathersfield, VT
Death: 12/29/1908

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 18468700

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/24/1875; widow 01/6/1909, 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: POW status listed in Revised Roster incorrect, mistaken for his brother Leonidis (q.v.)

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Lycurgus Strong

The Vermont Journal, January 9, 1909

Bellows Falls

Lycurgus Strong died suddenly of heart failure, Thursday of last week, and funeral services were held Saturday, with burial in Oak Hill cemetery. Mr. Strong was born in Weathersfield, May 1, 1838. At the opening of the civil war he enlisted as private and served three years. He was a carpenter and had been a resident here since 1885. Was a member of E. H. Stoughton post, G.A.R. He is survived by his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Cota of Brattleboro, a son, Fred Strong of Bellows Falls, and a brother, Harland Strong of Detroit, Mich.

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.