Spencer, Milton F.
Age: 0, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 60th NY INF, 1st NY HARTY
Service: 2LT, Co. L, 60th NY INF, 1861-1862; comn, Ogdensburg, 2LT, Co. L., 14th NY HARTY, 1/4/64, wdd, Petersburg, 6/17/64, pr 1LT, 7/20/64, dis/wds, 9/21/64
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Birth: 09/04/1837, Unknown
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75044146
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/2/1864, NY; widow Livonia , 1/26/1916, NY
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
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Death of Milton F. Spencer
Milton F. Spencer died at his home on South Main st. Thursday afternoon at 4:40 o'clock of liver trouble after a long period of ill health. Milton F. Spencer was born in Fairfield, M.Y., 77 years ago last December. He enlisted September 6, 1861, in Company F, 60th N.Y. Inf. Regt., as a private, and was discharged as second lieutenant October 8, 1862; re-enlisted December 6, 1862 in Company L, 14th N.Y. Heavy Artillery, and was elected second lieutenant. He was wounded in battle and discharged in September, 1864, for disability. He afterward passed some years in the West, coming to St.Albans about 12 years ago. He was proprietor of the American house for five years, of the Park View house, two years, and since that time had been at the Spencer house, where he died. Mr. Spencer joined A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., April 11, 1890. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Don Spencer, a druggist of Canton, N.Y., and Edward Spencer, a student of the Moody school at Mount Herman, Mass.; and a cousin Mrs. Sarah Townsley, of De Kalb Junction, N.Y.
Funeral of Milton F. Spencer
The funeral of Milton F. Spencer, 77 years old, who died at his home on South Main st. Thursday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock of liver trouble after a long period of ill health, was held Saturday afternoon. A prayer was said at the house at 2:45 o'clock and the funeral was held at the Methodist Episcopal church at 3 o'clock. There was no singing. The bearers were W.H. Vorce, L.L.C. Best, O.N. Pease, and Judge Ellis W. Foster. Members of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, and Women's Relief Corps, No. 3, attended the funeral and escorted the body to the grave. The burial took place in the South Main street cemetery.
Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, March 25, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.