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Carpenter, John Draper


Age: 18, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: Substitute - enl 9/5/64, m/i 9/5/64, PVT, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, tr to Co. E, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 03/12/1845, Guilford, VT
Death: 11/22/1916

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 71948475


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/24/1876; widow Carrie R., 12/9/1916, VT ; minor, 4/16/1926, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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


Great Grandfather of Marque L. Carpenter, Acworth, GA

Great Grandfather of Michelle Carpenter, Bennington, VT

Great Grandfather of Pamela Carpenter White, Palmyra, NY

Great Grandfather of Ruth Corliss, Springfield, VT

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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John Carpenter

Carpenter, John. Bennington Banner 23 Nov. 1916. John Carpenter who's home was in the Lyons District died this morning at the Veterans Home where he was taken last Monday. He was born in Guilford 73 years ago, he enlisted as a substitute for Laurer F. Fowler of Jamaica in Co. K 3rd VT Sept. 5 1863. He was soon transfered to Co. E 11th VT and was mustered out on June 24 1864. He moved to Bennington in August of the current year and has been in failing health for some time. He was twice married and leaves besides his widow 20 children, all except 4 of whom are residences of this villiage. The funeral will be at 3:30 Friday from the Veterans Home with burial at the village cemetery.
(Contributed by Marque L. Carpenter, Acworth, Georgia)