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Sargent, Moses George


Age: 32, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. F, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 12/22/63, comn 2LT 1/21/64 (2/6/64), pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Columbia SC, prld 3/1/65, m/o 5/15/65

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Birth: 07/18/1825, St. Johnsbury, VT
Death: 03/24/1905

Burial: East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 43093758


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/9/1868
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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)

Remarks: None

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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East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, VT

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


Another old and prominent resident died Friday morning, M. G. Sargent, in his 72d year. Mr. Sargent was in the shoe business here for years; was a justice of the peace and many cases were tried before him. He was lieutenant in the War of the Rebellion. He was a member of the Congregational Church and belonged to Memphremagog Lodge, No. 65, F. And A. M., also of the G. A. R. Mrs. Sargent died about a year ago. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Harlin Jennie of Boston, and Lizzie of Newport, two sons, also survive him, George and Ulysses of Barton. The funeral was held Sunday at his late residence.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 28, 1905.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.