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Bryant, Lester A.
Age: 23, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63
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Birth: 06/21/1839, Worcester, VT
Burial: Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40198539
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/3/1886
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, VT
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Lester A. Bryant
Lester A. Bryant, 96, Veteran of Civil War
Will Be Buried at Bristol Today
(Special to The Herald.)
BRISTOL, May 8 . --Funeral rites for Addison county's last Civil war veteran, Lester A. Bryant, will be held here at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Benton. Burial will be in Lincoln.
He was Bristol's oldest resident.
Bryant, who was 96 years old, represented the town of Lincoln in the Vermont Legislature of 1917. In addition, he held many important town offices in Lincoln before coming to Bristol to make his home several years ago.
He was active until recently. At the March town meeting here, he was present throughout the session to vote upon every question on the warning.
Veteran Bryant was born in Worcester on June 21, 1839, and on 1864, enlisted in Company D, 12th Vermont regiment, serving during several engagments of the Civil war. He was a member of Walter C. Benton post, G.A.R. Upon his return north, he married Mary A. Delphy in 1869.
Surviving are his wife; his daughter, Mrs. Benton, and a son, United States Judge Frederick H. Bryant of Malone, N. Y.
Rev. C. L. Corliss will officiate at the funeral and burial.
Contributed by Alan Lathrop.
Note: Lester Bryant was one of the sons-in-law of Michael Dalpe, who also served in the war.