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Tyler, Erasmus H.


Age: 29, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. D, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 1833, Essex, VT
Death: 06/29/1888

Burial: Common Burial Ground , Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 32216739


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Jennie, H, 12/22/1890, VT
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Essex Common Burial Ground, Essex, VT

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A native of Essex, Erasmus H. Tyler enlisted at the age of 23, in August, 1862, and became a member of Company D. A man of fine character, and sound common sense, his worth was recognized, and he was made corporal and as such served till the regiment was mustered out July 21st, 1863. A good man, comrade and soldier, nothing but praise can be said of him. He returned to Essex, where he died about 1875.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 539


Essex Junction.

The funeral of the late Erasmus Tyler was held at his residence at Essex Centre, Sunday, July 1, at 2 o'clock. There was a large attendance of friends. The G.A.R. Post of Essex Junction, of which Mr. Tyler was a charter member, attended in a body The services at the house were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Conry of Essex Centre. Over 70 teams followed the remains to the grave, where they were interred according to the ritual of the G.A.R. The floral offerings were beautiful. Dr. C. M. Ferrin had charge of the funeral.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, 6 Jul 1888.
Transcribed by Deanna French