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Culver, Eliphalet


Age: 30, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 6/5/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. B, 9th VT INF, m/o 11/6/62; enl 1/2/64, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 1832, Wallingford, VT
Death: 02/09/1887

Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 53386815


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Abigail, 7/22/1890
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: One of 5 brothers who served: Daniel, Eliphalet, Elmer, Harry, and Luke

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


2nd Great Granduncle of Dan Parent, Enosburg Falls, VT

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Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT

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Eliphalet Culver, who was reporter as improving from his injuries, last, week, was buried, last week. To all appearances, as far as his injuries were concerned, he seemed to be gaining, until about three days before his death, when he grew rapidly worse. An autopsy held by Drs. Cooley and Chase, Friday, revealed the fact that the force of the blow broke two ribs under the scapula, and a sharp point of one of them penetrated the right lung, which was the primary cause of his death. There was a full house at the funeral, at 11 o'clock a.m. Saturday, showing respect for an old soldier.

Source: The Vermont Tribune, February 18, 1887
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.