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Bartlett, Milton E.


Age: 23, credited to Wardsboro, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 2/6/65, m/i 2/6/65, Pvt, Co. H, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 1838, Wardsboro, VT
Death: 10/29/1923

Burial: Morrisville Rural Cemetery, Morrisville, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Sue Greenhagen
Findagrave Memorial #: 70650618


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/4/1890, NY
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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Morrisville Rural Cemetery, Morrisville, NY

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Milton E. Bartlett

Madison County Leader & Observer, November 1, 1923

Last Veteran Passes Away

Village of Morrisville Loses Milton E. Bartlett, Sol. "Boy in Blue'" -- Native of Vermont -- Fifteen Years Here -- Had Fine War Record.

Milton E. Bartlett, the sole surviving member of the little band of Civil War veterans who used to call Morrisville his home, answered the last roll call at 11 o'clock Monday morning, passing away after a period of ill health covering serveral months.

A native of Vermont, where he was born 84 years ago, Mr. Bartlett answered the call of his country early in the Civil War and served well and faithfully during that conflict. He came to Morrisville 15 years ago, and this village had since been his home. Previous to locating here he resided in Baldwinsville.

Surving are two daughters, Mrs. Will Blakeslee of this village, and Mrs. Dora S. Sweet of Syracuse. His wife died about 10 years ago.

Service were held privately at the South street home of the family a 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and burial was made in the family plot in the Cedar cemetery.

Mead Post, American Legion, conducted military services at the grave, laying away the body of the veteran with the honors to which is services to the flag entitled him.

Contributed by Susanne Greenhagen, Morrisville (NY) historian.

8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History