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Age: 24, credited to Hartford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/7/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. H, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 12/12/62, pr SGT 5/22/63, pr 1SGT, 1/22/64, comn 2LT, 5/13/65 (5/25/65), m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: 09/22/1838, Norwich, VT
Burial: Hartford Point Cemetery, Hartford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ginny Gage/Mary Davis
Findagrave Memorial #: 193202945
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/12/1887, MA; widow Isabella S., 11/21/1904, MA
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)
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
Grandfather of Steven Sousa, VT
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Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, VT
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Tuesday - 1 Nov 1904
Edward Blaisdell died at the Red Cross hospital about 9 am today. His health had been impaired for many years, the primary cause having been disease contracted in the service during the Civil war and he had been confined to his bed for over a year. He was a native of Norwich, Vt., and had resided in Fitchburg for more than 20 years and was formerly employed at the Haywood chair works. He served with credit in Company H, 11th Vermont Infantry, and was a member of Post 19, G.A.R. for many years. He was a member of he Masonic fraternity ad was much respected. He leaves a wife, two brothers, and three sisters.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.