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Colton, George


Age: 19, credited to Irasburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/8/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, pr PRIN MSCN 5/18/63, comn 2LT, Co. I 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 6/24/65 as PRIN MSCN

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Birth: 04/12/1843, Irasburg, VT
Death: 07/11/1881

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Alma I. W., 11/28/1885, VT, not approved
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: Died in Woodstock, VT.

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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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


Dr. George W. Colton, homeopathic physician, died very suddenly Monday evening last. He has been poorly for some time, but attended to his professional duties up to Saturday, when he was taken worse and a shock of paralysis ended his life. His remains were taken to Northfield for burial. His age was 38 years.

Source: Vermont Journal, July 16, 1881
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.