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LeClair, Edgar J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Cornwall, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/28/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, pow, Brandy Station, 10/11/63, Andersonville, prld 4/28/65, m/o 5/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Rutland, VT
Death: 10/09/1891

Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 61447133

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880; widow Selina, 10/31/1891, 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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Mary Ellen Majewski, Monrovia, MD

3rd Great Grandfather of Jane Wall Williams, Spring Hill, FL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Edgar J. LaClair

Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 12, 1891

The funeral of E. J. LeClair, who died Friday, was held at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary yesterday afternoon. Rev. N. Proulx officiated.

Mr. LeClair was a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., and about 60 comrades attended the funeral in a body. The bearers were members of the post. The burial was in the French Catholic cemetery and the Grand Army service was said at the grave. The funeral arrangements were in charge of Adolphus Bashaw.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.