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Weed, Anson H.
Age: 24, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, 5/20/61 (5/20/61), pr 1LT, 7/5/62 (7/5/62), resgd 3/5/63
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Birth: 1835, Unknown
Burial: Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 17344604
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/21/1885; widow Helen M., 6/20/1903, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Hinesburg, VT
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The funeral of Lieut. Anson H. Weed, who died Thursday, June 2, was held at his late residence Thursday at 2 o'clock, the Rev. C. C. Adams officiating, and J. A. Corbin of Burlington having charge of the arrangements, assisted by H. M. Hull. The bearers were; COMRADES--H. H. Tilley, G. D. Boynton, J. H. Allen, M. S. Hinsdale, H. A. Vancor, and J. A. Davis. The floral offerings were many and beautiful.
Lieut. Weed enlisted in Co. G., Second Vermont Volunteers in May, 1861, and was immediately elected Second Lieutenant of the organization of the company, and promoted to First Lieutenant May 20, 1861. He participated in all the battles of his regiment from the first battle of Bull Run, until his discharge in 1863. Lieutenant Weed had ah honorable war record, as a faithful soldier.
He was one of the ten charter members of Cummings Post, NO. 37. G.A.R.
One of the notable circumstances was that six members of his company were present at the funeral.
Lieutenant Weed married Miss Helen Pease in 1861, with four children, Charles, Sadie, Besse, and Mrs. Clara Pete survive him. The family has lost a kind husband and father, and has the sympathy of all.
Among those present at the funeral were the Hon. John Weed, a brother, of Washington, D. C. Mrs. Sarah Fletcher, a sister, of Bridport, The Hon. W. A. Weed and wife, of Shelburne, James Fletcher and James Hamilton, and wife, of Bridport.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, June 11, 1903
Courtesy of Deanna French