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Burt, Adolphus Colton

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Sheldon, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/19/62, m/i 9/1/62, PVT, Co. F, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 9/19/64, pr SGT 3/1/65, m/o 6/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 11/10/1842, Franklin, VT
Death: 03/12/1939

Burial: Enosburgh Center Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 15868550

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/18/1882, 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: 10th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Dean Perry, Richford, VT

Great Grandfather of Stephanie Janowski Agard, West Rutland, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Enosburg Center Cemetery, Enosburgh, VT

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Obituary

The Vermont Journal, March 23, 1939

Windsor - Word was received this week of the death of Adolphus Colton Burt, father of Mrs. William T. Cooley. Mr. Burt had lived to the age of 97 years. He was a native of Franklin, Vt., and enlisted at the age of 18 in one of the Vermont regiments in the period of the Civil War. He was the last member of the G.A.R. Post at Enosburg, VT.

Mr. Burtís military service included participation in the battle of Gettysburg where he helped to guard the artillery on Little Round Top, a strategic position within the Federal lines.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. William T. Cooley of Windsor, Mrs. G. L. Young of Bakersfield, Vt., and Mrs. Gladys Neveau of Fairfield, Vt., and by one son, A. H. Burt, of Fletcher, VT.

Mr. Burt was given the ceremonies of a military funeral by a firing squad from Fort Ethan Allen, and Taps was sounded by buglers from this barracks.

Burial was at Enosburg, Vt.

Courtesy of Cathy Hoyt.