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Henry Freeman Post #98, Brookfield, Vermont
Members of Henry Freeman Post #98, Brookfield, VT, based on the GAR Descriptive Book and post ledger, transcribed by Elinor Gray, Brookfield Historical Society.
Name Born Unit(s) Post-war occupation Abbott, Royal Jr. Brookfield, VT 15th VT INF Mechanic Benham, Edward E. Jericho, VT 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV farmer Bigelow, John Jr. Brookfield, VT 3rd MA CAV, VRC Pension also shows service in 33rd MA INF. Buck, William L. Berlin, VT 6th VT INF joiner Bullard, Franklin Bethel, VT 6th VT INF farmer Carpenter, Ira Brookfield, VT 15th VT INF farmer Chase, Zolva W. Middlesex, VT 8th VT INF None Clark, Urial Abbott Jr. Brookfield, VT 10th VT INF 10th Vt. History off-site Collins, Moses Malone, NY 12th VT INF farmer Davenport, Norman B. Bristol, VT 9th VT INF farmer Ditty, Eri L. Brookfield, VT 6th VT INF farmer Edson, Henry L. Brookfield, VT 1st VT CAV farmer Fletcher, Harvey Alvin Johnson, VT 3rd VT INF farmer Ford, William A. Norwich, VT 1st VT CAV farmer Freeman, Augustus W. Moretown, VT 6th VT INF carpenter Frink, Cornelius T. Underhill, VT 1st VT INF, 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV 13th Vt. History off-site Fullam, Calvin Plainfield, NH 4th VT INF, VRC shoemaker Gilligan, Patrick C. Ireland 1st VT CAV Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home Glysson, Edward A. Brookfield, VT Recruit farmer Green, John Smalley Williamstown, VT 4th VT INF Died in Brookfield, VT Heath, John F. Braintree, VT 15th VT INF farmer Herrick, Denslow Eugene Brookfield, VT 15th VT INF Joiner Hood, Christopher C. Chelsea, VT 2nd VT INF carpenter Hutchinson, Stearns S. Braintree, VT 2nd VT INF farmer Johnson, Jason Johnson, VT 4th VT INF, 1st US VET CORPS farmer Laselle, Martin C. Barnard, VT 3rd VT LARTY farmer Lawrence, Charles F. Williamstown, VT 4th VT INF carpenter Locke, J. Frank Ossipee, NH 16th ME INF (clergyman, member of Brookfield GAR Post #98) Mason, George E. Williston, VT 10th VT INF 10th Vt. History off-site Metcalf, Royal D. Lowell, VT 3rd VT INF Clergyman Nichols, Charles W. Middlesex, VT 17th VT INF Musician Nichols, Roswell S. Middlesex, VT 8th VT INF, 17th VT INF None Parmenter, James W. Granville, VT 6th VT INF Mechanic Peabody, Marcus Morton Orange, VT 12th VT INF farmer Peck, Cassius Brookfield, VT 1st USSS None Raymore, John W. Brookfield, VT 10th VT INF 10th Vt. History off-site, Shattuck, George Hartland, VT 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF 13th Vt. History off-site Smith, Josiah Brookfield, VT 8th VT INF, VRC None Smith, Norman Ailes Morristown, VT 8th VT INF None Sprague, Edwin A. Randolph, VT 15th VT INF farmer Stevens, Oliver B. Bow, NH 11th VT INF farmer Stone, John M. Barre, VT 1st VT INF Farmer; See UVM's Digital Collections for the Civil War Stratton, Carlos E. Brookfield, VT 15th VT INF farmer Walbridge, Rodney W. Brookfield, VT 4th VT INF farmer Waldo, Dillingham Royalton, VT 2nd VT INF, 6th VT INF, VRC farmer Waldo, Willard G. Royalton, VT 8th VT INF, 16th VT INF None Wheatley, Alson N. Brookfield, VT 9th VT INF farmer
SIGNERS TO RULES & REGULATIONS & BY-LAWS OF H. F. FREEMAN GAR POST 98
NAME BY MUSTER BY TRANSFER BY REINSTATEMENT Henry L. Edson June 29, 1886 John Bigelow June 29, 1886 Cassius Peck June 29, 1886 Norman Smith June 29, 1886 Denslow E. Herrick June 29, 1886 Charles W. Nichols June 29, 1886 John W. Raymore June 29,1886 Urial A. Clark June 29,1886 G.E. Mason June 29,1886 Moses Collins June 29,1886 Patrick C. Gilligan June 29,1886 Calvin Fullam June 29,1886 W.L.Buck June 29,1886 Alson W.Wheatley June 29,1886 Royal Abbott June 29,1886 John F. Heath June 29,1886 Carlos E. Stratton June 29,1886 R.W.Walbridge June 29,1886 Dillingham Waldo June 29,1886 C,F.Frink June 29,1886 E.E.Benham June 29,1886 Ira Carpenter June 29,1886 Augustus W. Freeman June 29,1886 Geo. Shattuck June 29,1886 Martin C. Lazelle June 29,1886 Marcus M.Peabody June 29,1886 Josiah Smith transfer Zolva Chase transfer Roswell S. Nichols transfer Oliver Stevens transfer Royal D. Metcalf transfer J.W.Parmenter Muster Erie L. Ditty Muster E.S.Glysson Muster J.S.Green Jason Johnson Stearns S. Hutchinson Charles F. Lawrence C.C.Hood W.A.Ford Norman Davenport transfer
The following is the last page in the ledger
"I am closing these records by
surrender of the charter of
Henry H. Freeman Post No. 98 Dep. Vt.
Depleted ranks, extreme age, compel
the move. Organized in 1886.
I am the only charter member left, age 87.