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Brown, Ira Nelson
Age: 30, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/64, m/i 8/4/64, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: 06/12/1835, Rochester, VT
Burial: Bingo Cemetery, Rochester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 96631188
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/6/1870
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
3rd Great Grandfather of Denise Cross, Berlin, MA
2nd Great Grandfather of Kevin Joseph Brown, Lawrenceville, GA
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Bingo Cemetery, West Rochester, VT
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Ira Nelson Brown was born June 12, 1835. Ira Brown was the son of Ira Brown (1805-1895) and Anna Root (1805-1896). He was 30 when he enlisted on August 4, 1864 as a Private in Company H, 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery (11th Infantry). Private Brown mustered out on June 29, 1865.
Ira returned home to Bingo, to work on his farm on Road 41, and work out as a laborer. He married sixteen-year-old Elmira (Almira) S. Newell of Rochester. They had a half-dozen children, at least two whom died in infancy. Ira Brown died on Valentine's Day, 1910, and is buried in the Bingo Cemetery.
Contributed by Joe Schenkman.