Age: 19, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/20/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, reen 2/26/64, pr CPL 7/6/65, m/o 3/5/66
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Birth: 08/08/1842, Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada East
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 44849289
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/2/1879; widow Matilda, 6/19/1908, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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ObituarySource: Rutland Daily Herald, May 28, 1908
DEATH OF ANDREW BROTHERS
Veteran Who Served in Gulf Campaign Was Member of Roberts Post for More than 35 Years.
Andrew Brothers, a veteran of the Civil War, who had been ill for some time with a cancer, died at his home, No. 37 Pine street, shortly before midnight this morning. He had been in a critical condition for several days. Mr. Brothers was 63 years old and was employed at the Howe Scale works for about 40 years.
When the Civil war broke out, Mr. Brothers enlisted at Brandon in 1861, with company B, 7th Vermont volunteers and served four years. He fought in many battles during the Gulf campaign. Mr. Brothers received an honorable discharge from the army in March, 1865. He had been a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., of this city, for more than 35 years.
A wife and son, Austin Brothers, both of this city, survive him. He also leaves a brother, Lewis Brothers of Fitchburg, Mass., and two sisters, who reside in Canada.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.