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The list is not complete, but it appears more than 460 Vermont Civil War veterans attended or graduated from college, either before, during or after the war. The overwhelming majority, obviously, attended Vermont schools, UVM, Norwich, and Middlebury, followed by the US Military Academy and Dartmouth, respectively. This listing includes not only Vermonters, but men who attended UVM and Middlebury who served in any unit (on both sides), and men from Norwich University who played an important leadership role with Vermont troops.

Select from the following schools:

Amherst College

Brown University

Castleton Medical School

Dartmouth College

Middlebury College

Norwich University

Union College

United States Military Academy

United States Naval Academy

University of Vermont;

Wesleyan University

Williams College

Woodstock Medical School

See also the Delta Psi and Lambda Iota fraternities of the University of Vermont, and the Middlebury College Roll of Honor.


Robert G. Poirier, By the Blood of our Alumni: Norwich University Citizen-Soldiers in the Army of the Potomac, (Mason City, IA: Savas Publishing Co. 1999)

General Catalogue of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlingtno, Vermont, 1791-1900, (Free Press Asssociation, Burlington, 1901). Extracts courtesy of Jeff Marshall.

Catalogue of the Lambda Iota Society of the University of Vermont, c1907, privately published.

Catalogue of the Delta Psi Fraternity of the University of Vermont 1850-1896, (C. H. Possons, Printer, Engraver, Binder, Glens Falls, N.Y., c1896.

Duane L. Robinson, General Catalogue of Middlebury College, (Publications Department of Middlebury College, 1950). Extracts courtesy of Hans Raum; used with permission.

Various biographical sketches from various regimental and biographical works relating to Vermont soldiers.