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Buckminster, Henry

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/30/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/6/64, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/12/1843, Cornwall, VT
Death: 03/24/1909

Burial: Village Cemetery, Concord, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 95427175

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/17/65; widow Flora A., 5/24/1909, VT, not approved; minor, 7/19/1909, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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


DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Marsha Bennett, FL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Concord, VT

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Obituary

DEATH OF A VETERAN
Henry Buckminster Was Severely Wounded at Cold Harbor.

St. Johnsbury, March 25. - Henry Buckminster, aged 65, a veteran of the Civil War, died yesterday morning from a paralytic shock, the fourth in three years. He was born at Concord and enlisted from this town in Co. A, 11th Vermont infantry, November 30, 1863. he served in the second division of the Sixth corps under General Meade at Spottsylvania and Cold Harbor. At the latter engagement he was severely wounded and remained in the hospital until his honorable discharge from the service June 13, 1865. He leaves a wife and one son, aged 12.

Source: Barre Daily Times, March 25, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.