Age: 21, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 52nd MA INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, cred. Dummerston, occ. farmer, m/i Pvt, Co. B, 52nd MA INF, 10/11/62, m/o, 8/14/63, Camp Miller, Greenfield, MA; enl 12/13/63, m/i 1/2/64, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, tr to Co. F, 2/25/65, dis/dsb 5/13/65
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Birth: 12/10/1844, Halifax, VT
Burial: Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 73604378
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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)
3rd Great Grandfather of Shannon Pratt, Rensselaer, NY
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Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT
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Hoyt Sumner 75, for many years a resident of Stamford, Vt., died yesterday morning at the home of his son, Eugene, after a short illness. he was a native of Halifax, Vt., and had lived in his native town for 40 years. For the past 35 years he had lived in Stamford, Wilmington, and South Williamstown. He leaves three sons and a daughter. They are Charles H., Eugene, and George R. and Rhoda. He also leaves a brother Charles of Readsboro, Vt.
The body will be brought to the Sansoucie undertaking rooms in this city today and the funeral will be in the Stamford Baptist church at a time to be announced later.
Source: North Adams Transcript, Feb. 16, 1920
Hoyt W. Sumner
Hoyt W. Sumner died at his home in Stamford, Sunday, Feb. 15, and another old soldier has answered the last call. Mr, Sumner served in Co. I, 4th Vermont Vols., and was later transferred to Co. F. He was discharged in May, 1865, for disability, having been wounded in the hand.
He is survived by four sons and one daughter, Charles H., of Wilmington, Rhoda J., Williamstown, Eugene E. and George R., of Stamford and Curtis Charles of Readsboro. Twenty-seven grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and a brother, John Sumner of Pownal, also survive him.
Hoyt Sumner was the youngest of fourteen children, six of whom served in the civil war.
Source: Deerfield Valley Times, February 20, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.