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Collins, Elisha


Age: 43, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. H, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/11/63, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr ARTIF 4/20/64, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, wdd, 5/17/64, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1819, Marlborough, NH
Death: 07/22/1887

Burial: North Street Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 111586168


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/17/1885; widow Abby, 8/13/1887, 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

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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North Street Cemetery, Chester, VT

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In Chester, July 22, Elisha Collins, 63.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, August 3, 1887.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.