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Burt, Charles T.


Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY, 1st US ARTY
Service: enl 3/1/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, tr to 1st US ARTY 11/18/62, m/o 11/19/65

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Birth: 02/15/1847, Castleton, VT
Death: 12/27/1922

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Section B
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/28/1892, 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


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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Charles Burt, Former Bennington Man, Dies.

Was One of Youngest Civil War Veterans Enlisting From Vermont.

Bennington, Dec. 28. - News was received here today of the death last night at the home of his nephew, Frederick D. Burt, in Pittsfield, Mass., of Charles T. Burt, more than 40 years a resident of Bennington and one of the youngest Vermont veterans of the civil war.

He was born in Castleton February 15, 1847, and in December, 1861, enlisted at Brattleboro in the first Vermont battery. Later he was transferred to the first United States artillery, company F, and served four years in the department of the Gulf. He participated in a number of important engagements including the campaign terminating n the capture of Port Hudson, July 8, 1863.

A few years after being granted his discharge from the army he located in Bennington and here conducted a harness shop up to his retirement last spring. In May he moved to Pittsfield to make his home with relatives.

He is survived by two nephews, Frederick D. of Pittsfield and Harry P. of Clifton Forge, Va., and by one niece, Miss Mary C. Burt of Clifton Forge.

The funeral will be held at St. Peter's church here Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, m December 29, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.