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Sulham, Lemuel H.
Age: 33, credited to Greensboro, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, measles, winter 62-63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Charleston SC, d/prison 9/26/64
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Birth: abt 1829, Woodstock, NH
Burial: Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Mary M., 3/20/1865
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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Beaufort National Cemetery, SC
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Lemuel H. Sulham
LEMUEL. H. SULHAM, son of Thomas P. Sulham, born in Woodstock, N.H., enlisted at Greensboro, Aug. 8,'62, mustered in at Brattleboro Sept. 1, Co. F. 11th Reg; remained with company until taken with the measles in the winter '62-'63, sent to hospital, after 2 weeks returned to company, his health remained poor, subsequently went to hospital, sick with fever, when able returned to the company; performed duty until captured at the Weldon Railroad, June 23,'64, sent to Andersonville with others captured at that time, remained in that vile enclosure until the Union troops approached near that place, when he was transferred to Charleston, S.C., where he died Dec. 26,64, and was buried there.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:229
Submitted by: Deanna French.