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Colby, Ernest C.


Age: 22, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: comn 2LT, Co. I, 10th VT INF, 8/11/62 (8/30/62), resgd 1/16/63

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Birth: 12/15/1840, Washington, VT
Death: 03/06/1905

Burial: Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, MA
Marker/Plot: Border Avenue South Side Lot 2575
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 43040181


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/20/1891, CT; widow Charlotte E., 5/15/1908, MA
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Earnest C. Colby

Hartford Courant

8 Mar 1905

Captain Earnest C. Colby died at his home in Waterbury [CT] on Monday, death being due to a paralysis. He was 65 years old, a native of Washington, Vt., and served during the Civil War in a Vermont Regiment [10th]. At the close of the war he went to Rockville where he became a captain of the company of C.N.G. in that city, resigning when he move to Waterbury in 1879. He leaves a widow and one son.

Contributed by Erik Hinckley.