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Colby, George W.


Age: 19, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. D, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 12/21/63, dis/dsb 2/6/65

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Birth: 06/041843, Waterbury, VT
Death: 03/28/1921

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 240
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/13/1865; widow MAry Kibby, 6/17/1926
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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Cenotaph at Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.



The funeral of George W. Colby, a veteran of the Civil War, will take place Thursday afternoon. The deceased died Tuesday, following a shock, after having been at the hospital a short time for treatment. He was a native of Waterbury born June 4, 1843. He entered the Second Vermont regiment when the war broke out and served in two different regiments having re-enlisted. He was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness. He leaves a wife; a daughter, Nellie Archier of California; two sisters, Mrs. Fannie Hunt of Waterbury and Mrs. Sarah Eggleston of Stowe, and a brother, Bernam, of Morrisville.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 31, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.