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Smith, Truman B.


Age: 27, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/25/62, m/i 7/9/62, SGT, Co. H, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 8/22/62

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Birth: 12/16/1835, Stowe, VT
Death: 12/18/1914

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 75074918


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/12/1887, VT; widow Aurilla, 1/12/1915, VT, not approved
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
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: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Truman B. Smith



The funeral for Truman B. Smith, who died Friday morning after a short illness, was held at the Cong'l Church Sunday afternoon. The pastor, Rev Lemuel Davis, who preached the sermon, was assisted in the service by Rev. G. W. Tabor, of Morrisville. Two solos, "The Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," and " It Is His Will," were sung by A. H. Cheney, accompanied on the organ by Miss Laura Thomas. Four of Mr. Smith's nephews, C. E. Smith, W. A. Smith, F. H. Goodrich, and Charles Bride of Morrisville, were bearers. The members of H. H. Smith Post, G.A.R. attended in a body.

Among the floral tributes were palm leaves from the Cong'l Church, carnations from the W.R.C., roses from E.H. Plaisted of Montpelier, carnations from the neices in Morrisville and from Mrs. Howe, Mrs. Slayton and the family from Morrisville. Interment was in River Bank Cemetery.

There was a large attendance. Among those from out of town to attend were: H. W. Smith, Mr. & Mrs. F. H. Goodrich, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bridge, Mr. & Mrs, Frank Smith, W. A. Smith, and W. F., and Joseph Sherman of Morrisville, Mrs. Jane Howe of Rutland, Mr. &. Mrs H. H. Demerett, and Mrs. Emma West of Waterbury, and Mr. & Mrs. W. R. Alger of Waterbury Center, and G. W. Buxxell was in charge of aggangements.

Submitted by: Deanna French.