Thompson, Albin Laroy
Age: 18, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. E, 16th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 07/06/1844, Chester, VT
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 48715628
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/15/1863
Portrait?: GAR Post #27, 1907
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Albin L. Thompson
THOMPSON, Albin Leroy... born Chester, 6 July, 1844, son of Truman & Polly (Wyman) Thompson). He m. 1st Frances Barrett; 2nd, Ella Russell. He d. 22 April, 1919 (age 75). -- He had been ill for some died and d. Tuesday morning. The end came very suddenly. He as out of doors the day before and felt better than for some days. He was a soldier of the Civil War. He enlisted at Chester in Co. "E", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols in 1861. He was wounded in action at the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. In 1869 he was town representative in Baltimore, Vt. His 1st wife died quite a number of years ago. He m. Miss Frances Barrett of Proctorsville and they had one son: Charles Barrett Thompson. For 35 years Mr. Thompson was a gardener i Rutland coming to Chester to live five years ago. He m. 2nd, 17 Aug., 1908, Mrs. Ella Russell, who survives him and who cared very tenderly for him during all his sickness. He also leaves an aunt, Mrs. E. M. Haseltine, and a number of cousins. Funeral was Thurs 11 o'clock a.m. at his late home. Rev. Henry Crocker officiating. Body taken to Rutland for burial in the family lot. Mrs. Arlesta Perry from Bellows Falls and Mrs. Carrie Briscoe of Ludlow were at the funeral from out of town. The G.A.R. ritual service was used in connection with the other service. Mrs. Briscoe and Warren and Elmer Haseltine went with Mrs. Thompson to Rutland for the burial. The funeral was in charge of F. W. Adams, who also went with the body to Rutland [Evergreen cemetery]"
Information provided by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.