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Soper, Sylvester


Age: 22, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 26th USCI, USA
Service: enl 9/21/62, m/i 9/25/62, PVT, Co. C, 11th VT INF, pr SGTMAJ, 12/28/62; red and assgd to Co. C, 11/11/63; disch 1/30/64, for pr as 1LT, then CPT, 26th USCI; m/o 6/24/65; appt. 2LT, 40th US INF, 1/22/67

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Birth: 1840, Dunkirk, NY
Death: 01/04/1868

Burial: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 111530940


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/8/1882,MN; widow Ellen E., 12/13/1922, MN
Portrait?: Unknown
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: Restored gravestone photo courtesy of Deborah Hardy and Jim Woodman.

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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Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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