Age: 20, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. D, 7th VT INF, reen 2/26/64, pr CPL 11/29/64, m/o 3/14/66
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Birth: 01/12/1842, Chester, England
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 37393759
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/5/1880; widow Eliza J., 7/19/1924, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, July 4, 1924:
Funeral services for George Cox of 164 North Grove street, Civil war veteran, who died yesterday morning at the Rutland hospital, will be held at Trinity church tomorrow afternoon. The Grand Army ritual service will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow at the house. Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eliza Jane Cox, a sister, Miss Sarah Cox, and a brother, John Cox, all of this city.
He was born in Chester, England, January 12, 1842, but had been a resident of this city for 70 years. In 1862 Mr. Cox enlisted as a private in Company D, 7th Vermont infantry, and saw a great deal of action. He re-enlisted two years later with the rank of corporal and served during the remainder of the Civil war, being honorably discharged March 14, 1866.
Following the war, Mr. Cox started a hack business in this city, which he continued for nearly half a century. In addition to this work Mr. Cox operated a greenhouse at his home.
He was a charter member of the Knights of Pythias, and was one of the oldest members in the state. He was also a member of Trinity Episcopal church and of Roberts post, Grand Army of the Republic.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.