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Strickland, Charles B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 14, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 1st US Vet Corps
Service: enl 9/21/61, m/i 10/15/61, CPL, Co. A, 6th VT INF, pr SGT 8/2/62, m/o 10/28/64enl 2/14/65, Co. C, 4th Regt, Hancock's 1st A.C., m/o 3/9/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1818, Vergennes, VT
Death: 02/22/1883

Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT
Marker/Plot: 287
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42103814

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/24/1877; widow Margaret L., 6/9/1879
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: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, VT

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Obituary

Charles B. Strickland, an old citizen, died last Thursday. He had been a great sufferer for a number of years with bronchial troubles. Mr. Strickland was a faithful soldier in the late rebellion, serving through the war . He was a good citizen, and honored and respected by everyone. His funeral took place last Sunday, under the auspices of the Masonic order, Past Master F. A. Goss officiating. The religious exercises were conducted by Rev. Mr. Wicker, H. H. Burdge, and Wes. Marshall, while George F. O. Kimball had charge of the ceremonies. He leaves a widow, three sons and three daughters.

Source: Argus and Patriot, February 28, 1883
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.