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Turner, Elihu C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 12/11/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. B, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, m/o 7/11/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/09/1846, Unknown
Death: 11/30/1889

Burial: East Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 115202615

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Martha, 12/30/1889, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: None

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East Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, VT

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Obituary

WEST RANDOLPH

Comrade Elihu C. Turner of Co. B, 3 Vt. Regt., died on Saturday morning at the Soldiers' Home of consumption, aged 43 years. He enlisted Dec. 11, 1833 (sic), was wounded in the first days of the Battle of the Wilderness, May 3, 1864, and was mustered out of service at the close of the war. His remains were sent to East Randolph, where he was buried on Tuesday. This is the tenth death, and the third during the present month. The hospital is now vacant for the first time during the past year.

Source: Vermont Journal, December 7, 1889
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.