Carter, Ellery H.
Age: 19, credited to Waterford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, m/o 10/11/62
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Birth: 1843, Littleton, NH
Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 1150
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 74156678
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/5/1863; widow Emma F. , 3/14/1918, NH
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)
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
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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
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DIES AFTER MEAL.
Ellery H. Carter of Concord, N.H., Succumbs to Acute Indigestion.
Montpelier, Feb. 17. – Ellery H. Carter of Concord, N.H., while visiting Mrs. S. H. Morey, his daughter, here, died suddenly yesterday afternoon. He ate his usual dinner, but was in acute pain a short time afterward, which seemed relieved until 3:30 when it developed again and he died in a few minutes. He was a Civil War veteran of the 11th Vermont regiment and a painter by trade. He leaves a wife of Concord, N.H., and one daughter, Miss Grace Carter of Foxboro, Mass. The funeral will be held at three o'clock this afternoon.
Source: Burlington Free Press, Feb. 21, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.